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.
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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.
How can we measure the level of a convenience store success? Despite numerous metrics and rates, foot traffic is yet the only crucial measurement whenever it comes to convenience store industry.
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?
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.
This article was written specially for the leading industry publishing”Toplivnye Rynki”. Imagine a gas station of the future. How would it look like? What services should it provide? Whatever you say, the gas station of the future is impossible without retail operations and convenience services.
Could you ever imagine a gas station with actually no gas? What once used to sound like nonsense is becoming reality today. Shell oil company is about to launch its chain of advanced non-petrol stations to make company’s another great contribution on the way to clearer motoring. What would it mean for the entire industry? How will new sites change the way people fuel their cars?
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?
The world’s biggest electric car producer is planning to enter the convenience industry. The news of Tesla launching its Tesla Cafe project has already hit the headlines. It plans to use its EV charging stations as the main background for the new coffee chain. Let’s find out more about the future perspectives of the new promising project.