The non-fuel industry and retail trends have turned into the driving force for gas station chains. They ate the key to financial success part from fuel sales. A proper strategy and correct implementation can do some good.
The non-fuel industry and retail have turned into the driving force for gas station chains. They ate the key to financial success part from fuel sales. A proper strategy and correct implementation can do some good.
While some leading c-store chains are selling or closing their sites, others boast increased sales and great results from revenues perspectives. The last year has shown that convenience stores are still the driving force in retail and non-fuel business.
Coffee at a gas station has become one of the major revenue sources even if compared with oil sales. Many leading gas stations chains implement new servicing concepts playing more attention not only to fuel but also to food and beverage options.
Have you ever thought about what could happen to the retail industry in the nearest future? How would future c-stores and shops look like? What are the latest retail trends and forecasts? What features would make a huge impact on the retail industry in general?
The coffee stand business has turned into a must-have compartment of the filling station. Coffee drinks let chains generate huge revenues that can be compared with oil sales. However, a few business owners really know how to start a cafe at a gas station and launch a successful business.
Having a cafe at a gas station or a c-store is vital for modern gas stations. While the competition grows tougher, fuel sales are decreasing. For this reason, gas station owners are looking for alternative sources of revenues.