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Amazon delivers a new kind of logistics

Although many people are focusing on Amazon's recent earnings miss, it's important to realize the online retail giant has spent more than ever on logistics infrastructure. Amazon clearly added assets and is hiring 120,000 people to push its internal logistics initiative...

source: By Robert Gordon
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Wal-Mart is again trying its hand at the convenience market with a new concept called Walmart Pickup and Fuel. The chain is testing a location in Huntsville, Alabama and Thornton, Colorado. Business Insider reported that the new Wal-Mart concept offers same-day pickup for...

source: Convenience Store Decisions

The National Association of Convenience Stores has applauded the removal of some problematic provisions from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service's final rule, which was released on Dec. 8, 2016, on changes to eligibility requirements for retailers...

source: Convenience Store Decisions

Squeezed consumer wallets, the rising cost of dining out and changing needs and wants have caused U.S. restaurant industry traffic to halt in the first two quarters of this year and decline during the third quarter, reported The NPD Group. Total foodservice visits declined...

source: Convenience Store News

Multiple industry groups came together to support the current point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard program and urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to change it. Under the current structure of the RFS, merchant oil refiners are obligated to...

source: Convenience Store News

Convenience stores sit at an enviable place in the retail universe. Other channels — grocery, drug and mass — provide for specific consumer needs, but convenience, by definition, satisfies accessibility and the need for speed at which those requirements of life...

source: CSP Daily News

Navigating the complicated world of convenience-store point-of-sale technology can be headache inducing for many fuel sellers. Furthering the confusion are looming deadlines for c-stores to replace their magnetic-stripe card readers with chip-enabled ones as part of the...

source: CSP Daily News


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