January 1, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the GACS Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for the upcoming academic year. Once again, the Foundation will be awarding more than 20 scholarships to GACS members and their families. Please note that the application period closes on April 1, 2015. Click here for more information and to apply online.
Courtesy of NACS
December 10, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. – In recent months, a number of social rights groups (often referred to as “workers centers”) have been collaborating with labor unions to stage public demonstrations from coast to coast, and around the globe. While the ultimate aims of these organizations are not always clear, the themes often revolve around wages, benefits and other working conditions. Thus far, these groups have directed most of their activities at the fast food industry, but it is fair to assume that as well.
Free Beacons for Convenience Store Retailers?
AUSTIN, Texas—A provider of platforms supporting the use of beacon technology announced it will give away a million Bluetooth-wired devices to store operators interested in exploring their use, with officials believing that convenience stores have ...
US convenience stores continue retail channel growth
Retail Customer Experience
The U.S. convenience store count increased to 152,794 stores as of Dec. 31, 2014, a nearly 1-percent increase from the year prior, according to the 2015 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count. The link between fuels and convenience retailing ...
UPDATE 3-Cheaper gasoline helps Visa report better-than-expected profit
By Amrutha Gayathri. Jan 29 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as a strengthening U.S. job market and cheaper gasoline prices encouraged people to spend.
Visa Reports Rise in Quarterly ProfitWall…
Plunging Gasoline Prices Help Top Refiners: 6 Stocks to Buy
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A new report from Cowen points out that while recent strength in refining margins is in part due to normal seasonal industry downtime, a rise in gasoline use is acting as a tailwind, and forward gasoline margins have expanded…
Once the ‘next big thing,’ mobile retailing is now standard business practice for successful companies.