Portable Valve Tester

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set new requirements to reduce and eliminate hazardous air pollutants at gasoline-dispensing facilities that went into effect on Jan. 10, 2008. To enable easy testing of P/V vent valves, OPW Fueling Components is pleased to offer the X23-2000 Automatic P/V Vent Valve Tester. The X23-2000 is an automatic, easy-to-use

Onboarding: The Key to Valued Employee Retention

Branding, corporate identity and corporate image are just a few of the buzzwords the folks in the marketing department use to describe the basic building blocks of a comprehensive business development plan. What these terms have in common is that they’re all about communications. Simply put, as every convenience retailer knows, the world won’t beat

Sam’s Club

Visit Booth #263 and learn how Sam’s Club® helps c-store operators save money and boost the bottom line with a variety of products, support programs and tips developed just for c-stores.  

Xtreme Peptime Mini-White Liquid Sport Pack

DMD Pharmaceuticals introduces the new Xtreme Peptime Mini-White Liquid Sport Pack.  This 12ml Sport Pack provides an easy to open rip top for those on-the-go consumers.  This dietary supplement contains vitamin B, caffeine, and taurine.  This convenient blend of vitamins and energizers is formulated for an instant energy rush lasting for hours.  The new Liquid

Dashboard Dining Made Easy

Ruiz Foods has introduced El Monterey Chimi Rolls, 4-ounce chimichangas in two new authentic Mexican flavors, tightly rolled for easy on-the-go eating and perfect for the hot-to-go case. Each El Monterey Chimi Roll uses quality meats and cheese, Mexican spices and freshly baked tortillas. "When today’s consumer looks to the foodservice hot case for innovative

What’s your “WOW” Factor?

A retailer needs three elements to deliver great service: a warm welcome, a magic moment and a fond farewell. These elements are fundamental for companies like Ritz Carlton and Disney, as well as the growing chain of Waffle House restaurants. Disney, of course, has been a leader in customer service for decades, having more or less

“Dubble” Your Profits

Maxim Manufacturing and Marketing knows new products drive sales, so the company is now proud to offer Dubble Bubble gumball machines that adults and children are sure to love. The Dubble Bubble Gumball Machine stands 6 inches high, is made of durable plastic and has a red base, clear globe and black panel on the

Tobacco’s Cloudy Future

Selling tobacco products at retail continues to get harder—this time because of H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Control Act, which passed overwhelmingly in the House on July 30 and would, if it becomes law, be the first time the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has regulatory authority over tobacco manufacturing and retailing.

Living Essentials

5-Hour Energy: Why settle for anything less than the category leader, 5-Hour Energy? You get a complete line of energy shots including the original formula plus new Extra Strength and Decaf versions. We are in booth #1411.

Pizza To Go

The Broaster Co. is jumping into the pizza business with the introduction of its new Broaster To Go Authentic Pizza program. This new program combines top-quality foods, convenient cooking equipment and bold merchandising systems into an innovative branded program with no franchise, royalty or licensing fees. The program begins with a selection of top-quality frozen

Ready to Go

Shame it isn’t as simple as signing on the dotted line. "You’d think," said Lynn Mitchell, one of six owners at the new RediGo Food Mart chain in Lake County, Ohio, "that we could sit down, have a few beers and come up with a name." But then you’d be thinking like someone who never

Whip it Up

Designed specifically for the culinary professional, the iSi Gourmet Whip is the innovative answer for presenting soups, light gravies, espuma foams, specialty whipped creams and trendy libations. Made from stainless steel, the iSi Gourmet Whip is available in 1-pint and 1-quart sizes and includes three decorator tips to maximize presentation options. Industrial dishwasher safe, the

Philip Morris USA Pulls High-Tech Filter Cigarettes

Philip Morris USA, the nation’s No. 1 tobacco company, has ended test markets of Marlboro-branded cigarettes that use a high-tech filter. The operating company of Altria Group Inc. said it pulled the plug on Marlboro Ultra Smooth, which uses an activated carbon filter. The company had stopped making new shipments of Marlboro Ultra Smooth to

Philip Morris USA

Philip Morris USA invites you to stop by booth #806. Discover the future of connecting with adult tobacco consumers, retailer insights and other tools to help drive store traffic.

The Final Touch

CDCC Products presents a cleaning system for coffee, tea, vending, water and espresso machines: The APC3 Stainless Steel Polish & Cleaner. This fast, safe and easy cleaning product cleans and polishes stainless steel and dries without leaving fingerprints (use a clean, dry cotton cloth.) Restores vinyl clad to original luster and color. Removes hard water

Altria Lands UST

On paper Altria Group’s estimated $11.7-billion deal to acquire UST Inc. is a deal for the ages that will meld its powerhouse Marlboro line with the immensely popular Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco brands. The combination of Altria, parent company to Philip Morris USA, and UST, creates the premiere tobacco company in the U.S. with

Tank Testing Made Easy

Tanknology Inc. has developed and introduced a new system for the testing of pressure/vacuum vent caps. This new proprietary system, which is now available throughout the country, is designed specifically to meet the regulations recently enacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of its expanded rules governing stage I vapor balancing. The high

Beer Sales Continue to Surge

Arecent report by a.C. Nielsen shows beer sales are least affected by the current poor economy. The Brewers Association concurred, finding in the first half of this year that craft beer sales rose 11% over 2007. Neither statistic surprised Tim Cote, vice president of marketing for Beaverton, Ore.-based Plaid Pantries Inc. “Beer generally performs well

Bite-Sized Perfection

Don Miguel proudly introduces the next innovation in convenience store foodservice with a fresh and flavorful line of authentic empanadas. Breakfast style or zesty Beef and Cheese empanadas are available in either hot-to-go or microwave packaging to suit any c-store operation. Hot-to-go empanadas heat quickly in existing ovens and stay hot and delicious for up

Fiscal Systems

Managing data and identifying potential breaches in data security are core concerns for convenience retailers of all sizes. What makes PCI so difficult is that it is not a single solution, but rather a lengthy commitment to upgrading and managing network systems. If an organization doesn’t know that they need to be PCI compliant, or

Going Green

The Delfield Co. has taken major steps to lead the way to a "greener" future. To that end, new eco-friendly packaging and foam have been introduced to its products. Recognizing the need for equipment to have reduced energy consumption, Delfield’s Specification Line and 6000XL Series Reach-Ins have been redesigned to substantially reduce energy consumption while

When Grocery Meets Gas, Customers Swoon

Terry Johnson figured the Uppy’s convenience store chain was on to something good when folks started chatting to each other at the gas pumps. "Nobody does that, unless you know somebody else," said Johnson, vice president of marketing at the Richmond, Va.-based Uppy’s. "It’s kind of like when you’re in an elevator—you just don’t talk

Safety First

Ensuring that food and inventory storage temperatures in both refrigerators and freezers fully comply with regulatory requirements is now possible with the Dickson Alarm Thermometer. Featuring tamper-resistant audible and visual alarms, the Dickson Alarm Thermometer is also the most cost-effective tool available to worldwide grocery managers charged with safeguarding temperature-sensitive food product quality. At a

Driving New Profits

Fleet Card Facts There are an estimated 650,000 fleets in the U.S. for a total of nine million vehicles. Currently, fleet cards are the fastest growing segment of MasterCard’s business. Most fleet cards offer valuable and robust reporting/management tools The tools can track mile-per-gallon variances, driving patterns, fuel purchases, calculate various tax exemptions and more.

Holding Pattern

Giles Foodservice Equipment has introduced a new line of foodservice equipment into its existing portfolio with its Holding Cabinet. The Giles Holding Cabinet (GHC) is designed to keep cooked foods hot, moist and flavorful until peak demand occurs for each foodservice operation. Units may be purchased as standalone unit or in double-stacked configuration. The GHC

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