TBHC Delivers Introduces New ‘Rolling Warehouse Guarantee’

If an item you need isn’t on the truck, you will receive it at no cost during your next service visit. The new Rolling Warehouse Guarantee from TBHC Delivers, the largest distributor of Hunt Brothers Pizza, is helping to ensure that the company’s c-store customers are always stocked with the necessary products need to sell

Mondelēz Acquires Cadbury Biscuits License

The acquisition of the Cadbury Biscuits Licence will help Mondelēz to continue to grow globally.  Mondelēz International has purchased the license that enables the company to manufacture, market and sell Cadbury-branded biscuits around the world from Burton’s Biscuit Co. The agreement is subject to regulatory approval. “Ownership of the Cadbury biscuits license offers us exciting opportunities

CSD/NAG Idea of the Day: Pay off Scanning

Today’s idea: Pay off scanning for items like propane to reduce tying up inventory capital.  For slower moving, but important high-margin items, such as propane, fire wood and even flowers, look to cut deals with suppliers to pay off scanning. That means you are billed at the end of the week or month based on

Sunoco LP to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Sunoco LP will present at two upcoming investor conferences. Sunoco LP’s senior management team will be participating in two investor conferences this month. Management held meetings on Aug. 11, 2016 with investors at the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP and Pipeline Conference in New York.  On Aug. 17-18, Sunoco will also participate in investor meetings

Chester’s Partners with Promark

Promark will now help Chester’s to expand both its convenience and super market locations. Chester’s International has forged a new partnership with Promark Food Industry Marketing. This new partnership will cover southern Louisiana and Texas. Promark has been in the food service business in excess of two decades. As a new area director for Chester’s,

Love’s Opens 12th Tennessee Location

Love’s is expanding its presence in Tennessee, as it has now opened a new store in a new part of the state. Love’s is providing drivers in western Tennessee  a new place to eat, rest and fuel up with the opening of its newest Travel Stop in Dyersburg, Tenn. The new store is now open

How to Protect Yourself from ADA Lawsuits

Five ways business owners and facility managers can protect themselves from ADA lawsuits when building new facilities. By Brad Gaskins Irene Bowen shared alarming statistics and noteworthy news last week week at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s class titled ADA and Facility Access Compliance: An Advanced Interpretation and Application Workshop on Federal Accessibility

Play at the Pump Gains Popularity

Playing the lottery in North Carolina is now more convenient and efficient than ever. There is a new way to play the lottery in North Carolina, and consumers are taking notice. The partnership between Linq3, creator of Play at the Pump technology, and the North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL) has now surpassed $1 million in

Gulf Offers Increased Rewards to New Gulf Visa Card Holders

New Gulf Visa Card holders will receive extra rewards points on purchases at Gulf stations for their first two billing cycles. Gulf Oil has now launched a summer campaign to encourage customers to apply for the Gulf Visa Card. The new program offers incentive to consumers for becoming a Gulf Visa Card holder. During the

QuickChek Debuts New C-Store Location

Donates a portion of sub and sandwich sales to Bloomingdale Butler Youth Club in celebration. QuickChek has opened a new Butler, N.J. convenience store, which began welcoming customers on Aug. 9. The new c-store measures 4,542-square-feet and is located at 1268 Route 23. It will be open 24 hours a day, enabling customers to create

IRI’s 2016 HispanicLink Study Details Hispanic Shoppers’ Interests

Hispanic shoppers are a diverse group with huge spending power, but are you doing the right things to attract their business? The Hispanic population continues to grow in the U.S., with this demographic’s preferences having a big impact on overall trends. IRI released findings from its latest HispanicLink study, with new information about Hispanic shoppers’

EMV Impacting Other Payment Initiatives

Some 86% of retailers surveyed have implemented or expect to implement the new EMV chip card system by the end of 2016. As EMV(Europay MasterCard Visa) woes continue, they’re pulling focus from other initiatives such as the move to mobile payments. Reducing credit and debit card fraud by implementing EMV chip card acceptance has become

Chevron Expands Rewards Program

Rewards between Chevron and Albertsons Co. expands into southern Louisiana. Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., and Albertsons Cos. LLC have announced further expansion of their fuel rewards program to customers in southern Louisiana. The expansion of the fuel rewards program helps to maximize value and savings for both Albertsons and Chevron

Trillium Building CNG Station for San Antonio Transit Authority

Part of Love’s Family of Cos., Trillium, will help VIA transition more buses to clean-burning CNG. A compressed natural gas (CNG) system is scheduled to be added to VIA Metropolitan Transit’s current fueling facility next year. The San Antonio-based transit authority recently selected Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Cos., for the contract

CSD/NAG Idea of the Day: Clear Trash Bags

Today’s idea of the day: Use clear trash bags inside store so you can see what employees are carrying out of the store. Simply using clear trash bags is one way to curb employee theft before it begins. If you use black or opaque trash bags, you might think an employee is carrying trash out

NAG Burning Issue 4: Embracing a Foodservice Future

As consumers increasingly crave quick, easy and accessible meals, convenience stores have a great opportunity to become go-to destinations across three prime dayparts. In this power panel only at the 2016 NAG Conference in Savannah, hear exclusively how QuikTrip, Kum & Go, Cubby’s and Coen Markets are changing the perceptions about just how good convenience

Study Shows Shopping Habits of E-Cig Users

Only 8% of those surveyed buy their e-cigarette components and accessories at a c-store. V2, a brand of electronic cigarette and vaporizer products, announced the results of a commissioned study examining e-cigarette users’ shopping habits when buying aftermarket e-cigarette products, including accessories and e-liquids. For the survey, 300 adult “vapers” across the U.S. were polled between

Consumer Confidence Up

Despite upcoming election woes, Nielsen finds optimism among consumers. In the midst of a contentious presidential election season, consumer confidence in the U.S. is on the rise, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Index data released today by Nielsen. Despite the uncertainty and starkly contrasting rhetoric around key economic issues, Americans remained optimistic in the

Northwest Petroleum Hosts Charity Classic Golf Tournament

Proceeds to benefit The Lighthouse of Houston, which provides resources for the blind and visually impaired. Northwest Petroleum LP is set to hold its first Charity Classic Golf Tournament in which all proceeds will benefit The Lighthouse of Houston, an organization that is dedicated to providing education, recreation and career resources for the blind and

Consumers Pessimistic on Economy Despite Low Fuel Prices

Only 22% of U.S fuel consumers report that gas prices have a “great impact” on their feelings about the economy. A majority of U.S. fuel consumers remain pessimistic about the overall state of the American economy, even as gas prices are down and expected to continue dropping, according to the latest national consumer survey released

Core-Mark Announces Market Share Growth in Second Quarter

Sees a 31.2% bump in sales, driven primarily by sales to Murphy U.S.A., which the company began servicing in the first quarter of 2016. Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced financial results for the second quarter ended

Rutter’s Dairy Debuts Organic Milk

New Website helps customers find Rutter’s Dairy products. Rutter’s Dairy has launched a line of fresh organic milk. The new products are available in fat free, 1%, 2%, and whole varieties. Sold in the half gallon size, it is available in several grocery and fresh/organic focused retail outlets. Rutter’s Organic Milk comes from local farms

Infograph Shows the Rise of Online Grocery Shopping

Infograph from the Coca-Cola Co. depicts the rise of online grocery shopping, who is shopping online for groceries and what they are buying.    Save Save Save

Growth Energy Commends California Delegation Letter to EPA

Letter urges EPA to finalize blending targets at statutory limits in line with Congress’ original intent. Representatives from the California delegation sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging the EPA to finalize blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to the statutory limits as originally called for by Congress.

CSD/NAG Idea of the Day: Cross referencing files

Today’s Idea of the day: Cross reference your accounts payable file to the employee payroll file. If there is a way for employees to be dishonest, many of them will find it, and running this simple check can ensure you’re not being swindled by your own staff. For example, a chain several years ago found

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