Peapod Pilots Virtual Shopping Program

Peapod’s virtual store program for commuter rail stations is a creative, convenient way for passengers to multi-task and knock out their grocery shopping on the go. Peapod, an Internet grocer, has placed a virtual grocery store in Chicago’s highly traveled State and Lake Station Tunnel. Not only is Peapod the first in the nation to


Paw Wipes For Pets

Retailers looking to boost general merchandise sales have a new option to target pet owners. All American Pet Co. Inc. introduces PAWTIZER—an antibacterial paw wipe for dogs. Retailers and their distributors are currently sampling the eight-ounce spray, and 45-count and 100-count wipes. The alcohol-free PAWTIZER kills 99.9% of the germs on a dog’s paws to

The Keys to Cleanliness

How can you get your employees to excel at a part of the job they probably can’t stand—cleaning the store in general and the restrooms in particular? “It’s a good question, and a never-ending pursuit,” said Tony Bartys, vice president of retail operations and marketing for Valero Energy Corp. in San Antonio. “It’s a challenge,

Fuel Saver

  Fuel Rescue is a revolutionary new product for the underground storage tank industry that saves gallons and gallons of otherwise lost fuel product while protecting the environment. Fuel Rescue slips tightly over a fuel tank measuring stick and as the stick is pulled out of the tank, Fuel Rescue squeegees the fuel away from