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Tech Firms Vie Against Range of Mobile Retail Payment Systems From Banks, Others

A half-decade or so since its introduction, Apple Pay continues to dazzle. It's the best-known of the world's mobile phone, contactless payment systems. And, by introducing new iPhones and iPads each year, Apple keeps its devices...

source: By Bill Becken
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For many U.S. retailers, 2018 turned out to be a very good year. Buoyed by a strong economy and low unemployment, total retail sales rose 5.1 percent to $850 billion, the best showing in six years, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. Bricks-and-mortar stores found...

source: Knowledge@Wharton

The holiday shopping season is in our rear-view mirror — and there's reason for retailers to celebrate. Consumer spending for holiday 2018 hit a six-year high of $850 billion according to the Mastercard SpendingPulse report. Online shopping grew 19.1 percent year...

source: Small Business Trends

With foodservice having grown into one of the most valuable categories in the convenience store industry, it's no surprise that retailers continue to be enthusiastic about its future. Positive expectations for both dollar sales and unit volume are up, with 83 percent of...

source: Convenience Store News

All natural, organic, limited ingredients, as well as ingredients consumers can recognize, all fall under the clean label trend. And as consumer trust in food manufacturing and consumer packaged goods companies declines, the demand for transparency is on the rise.

source: Convenience Store News

Global Partners LP is selling 24 convenience stores with gasoline: 12 in New York, five in Connecticut, four in Maryland, two in Massachusetts and one in New Hampshire.

source: CSP Daily News

For Hat Six Travel Centers in Wyoming, store design is all about authenticity. For the Pak-A-Sak chain in Texas, it's about standing out from the crowd. To help retailers stay ahead of the pack, CSP offers this list of design tips from convenience-store chains and independents,...

source: CSP Daily News


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