Editor's Eye

December 2004
Convenience Store News;12/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
The article informs that Bar Harbor, one of the most scenic towns on the coast of Maine, has beautiful retail and craft stores, but a C.N. Brown Big Apple Food Store there didn't complement the town's image. While the store's customer service was warm and friendly, its interior and exterior design was dated and uninviting for a seasonal high-traffic town like Bar Harbor, especially with competition encroaching from Irving Oil Ltd.'s more modern Mainway store across the street. An ARCO station in Hollywood, California, was unimpressive from the outside, with little signage and litter around the parking lot.


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