Taking Theft Seriously

Theft in c-stores might be considered a three-pronged issue because there are three main groups that are often responsible: vendors, customers and employees. By Jim Callahan, Contributing Editor There are important topics in convenience retail. Good customer service is an important one. So is implementing effective back-office systems that can help with accounting. Inventory management […]

Yesway Celebrates ‘Joe-vember’

As part of ‘Joe-vember’ Yesway customers can a free coffee with the purchase of a pastry at their local Yesway convenience store. Yesway is launching ‘Joe-vember’—a month-long celebration of Yesway Signature Blends Coffee, during November. All of Yesway’s Signature Blends Coffees – House Blend, Breakfast Blend, and Dark Roast – are made with 100% Arabica […]

NATO Responds to FDA Announcement on Flavor Ban

Proposed restrictions would likely result in illicit markets where age verification is not recognized or practiced, NATO warns. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its proposed policies for restricting e-cig sales, banning flavors in cigars and banning menthol cigarettes, the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) responded in a statement: “NATO shares […]

FDA Seeks Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

JUUL this week announced that it’s ceasing sales of most of its flavored nicotine pods for its e-cigarettes in retail stores. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, Nov. 15 that it will seek a ban on the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes. The announcement came as the agency officially released a detailed plan […]

Merus Capital Invests in Gas Pos

$1 million infusion enables nationwide rollout to help small gas retailers. Gas Pos announced a $1 million investment by Merus Capital, a Silicon Valley-based early-stage venture capital firm. Merus’ investment will enable Gas Pos to execute on a national roll-out plan to bring its affordable gas pump upgrade solution to retailers concerned over the impending […]