From sushi and beer to gas pumps. Let’s get inside the new venue launched by US leading retailer and have a closer look at the new c-store concept.
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The project will be launched in collaboration with Nuro.
Lunch boxes on the go are growing with popularity. The days of dining at home during the break are gone once and for all. Everyday life dictates other rhythms with short snacks between meetings or mundane working tasks. It all results in new consuming trends in the field of retail.
Amazon invested $13.7 billion in retail. The leading online shopping platform has teamed up with Whole Foods to launch focusing mainly on selling healthy organic products. The new project is witnessing its revival featuring increased sales mainly due to affordable costs. At the same time, Amazon has widened its own assortment and added a brand new product also known as Amazon Echo. What’s next? Will it be a coffee market?
Fast-food industry and c-stores are shaping the lifestyle of on-the-go consumers. They have always been looking for portable and more convenient snacks. So, it seems like there is nothing new in the foodservice at first sight. However, catering starts playing a huge role when it comes to customers’ loyalty and satisfaction. Why do fast-food and c-store chains really need catering? How can it be helpful?
Originated in the United States at the beginning of the 90s, the fast-casual concept has grown into a new dining trend. Spotted by some biggest names in the fast-food industry like KFC and McDonald’s, the legendary concept has launched the new revival for the entire niche covering huge areas from the world’s biggest metropolises to entire countries. What’s the fuss all about?
Although the loyalty programs have proved to be a powerful tool for c-stores looking for the slightest chance to attract new customers, most of them make several common mistakes that doom their programs to failure. What are those mistakes and how to avoid them? Read more in our article.
In spite of more than $10 billion of pretax profits for US-based c-stores in 2016, the convenience industry is facing an overall decline. Analytics predict 138 c-stores closed by the end of this summer. In such situation, building customer loyalty seems to be the only solution for convenience brands not to find themselves among outsiders. How to boost customers’ loyalty? What are the most effective loyalty programs? Check our 3 useful tips.