Retailers now have the task of selling to consumers who don't "seem to enjoy purchasing things," according to Fast Company. In the past, people enjoyed purchasing luxury items. Buying luxury items in and of itself was the experience shoppers desired. However, this has...
Members of retailers' customer loyalty programs generate between 12-18 percent more revenue for retailers than do customers who are not members of the loyalty programs, according to new research from digital provider Accenture Interactive.
Some may contend that convenience stores have a love-hate relationship with prepackaged sandwich programs. There no doubt is profit potential with these products, but overcoming negative perceptions as well as the inevitable shelf life issues can seem daunting for some...
Vendor contract renegotiation is a customary practice for convenience-store retailers. Periodic meetings occur between the two parties for the purposes of discussing historical campaigns, new-product releases and promotions and optimizing product mix — all with the...
Sheetz Inc. is not the only retailer finding the value in college students as a key consumer base. The Altoona, Pennsylvania-based convenience retailer has set up shop at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania...
Some e-liquids may not contain nicotine, but according to the Food and Drug Administration, the newly enacted deeming rule still applies. Answering a legal challenge from Nicopure Labs LLC, the FDA said all e-cigarette products "present significant risks to the public health,"...
Pilot Corp. is adding Shell gasoline to the forecourt at 29 area convenience stores. James A. Haslam II, Pilot chairman and founder, told the Knoxville New Sentinel the new offer will be available starting late Augues. In addition, the new affiliation will allow Pilot customers...
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