Up Front

February 2005
Convenience Store News;2/7/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on kids who are almost forgotten as convenience store customers. Right now they don't really have a place, other than in the candy aisle. They go in a store and they have to search around to find everything that they want. According to Adam Coleman, Red Apple Markets Inc., they want somewhere where they can go, look and linger.


Related Articles

  • INDUSTRY NEWS.  // National Petroleum News;Aug2004, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p42 

    Reports developments involving convenience stores in the U.S. as of August 2004. Plan of California-based Jelly Belly Candy Co. to introduce candy packages at The NACS Show in Las Vegas, Nevada in October 2004; Service station agreement between Houston, Texas-based Motiva Enterprises LLC and The...

  • Candy and Gum.  // Convenience Store News;1/10/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p36 

    This article reports that the c-store industry seems to have found its sweet spot with the candy and gum category, with forecasted per-store sales increases of 7.9 percent for 2004 and 7.2 percent for 2005. Category sales are forecasted to reach$ 32,239 per store in 2004 and$ 34,571 per store in...

  • Barb Lends BP a Helping Hand. Francella, Barbara Grondin // Convenience Store News;5/8/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p31 

    The article presents the author's experiences of working at the Bronx, New York-based BP Connect store. Supervisor of 17 employees at the busy store, handed her a pair of rubber gloves and an orange vest and took her out to the pumps for the daily inspection. She was told to use her knees when...

  • SOUTHERN SUCCESS. Embrey, Alison // Convenience Store News;1/10/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p47 

    This article focuses on the business planning of Red Apple Markets Inc. From its creation as an oil jobbership founded in 1920 by Clarence W. Beasley, the company has worked to continuously improve itself for its own good and for the good of its customers. Based in Ashoskie, North Carolina, Red...

  • Where a Kid Can Be a Kid. Embrey, Alison // Convenience Store News;2/7/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p37 

    The article focuses on child-friendly convenience (c)-stores which capitalize on small hands with big pockets. For c-store operators, focusing on the customer is essential to selling product. Children are a dangerous consumer group to overlook in the retail world, and notably in the convenience...

  • C-store Industry Enjoys Record-breaking Sales. Andersen, Arthur // Chain Store Age;Aug99 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p15a 

    Reports on the challenges experienced by the convenience store industry in the United States in 1998. What left many convenience store owners operating in 1998 with an uncertain feeling of trouble ahead; Statistics from the National Association of Convenience Stores; Convenience store chains...

  • The duty of care is down to you. Jac // Convenience Store;8/3/2012, p18 

    The article reports the unpleasant truth that someone has to stay all night on the premises of a convenience store all night until the Redcare alarm system is operating again.

  • Your views. McFadden, Sheamus; Denham, Steve; Biddle, Simon // Convenience Store;1/7/2011, p3 

    The article presents the views of convenience store executives in Great Britain about the challenge of 2011 for the sector.

  • NEW C-STORE BRAND IN MARKET.  // SupermarketNews;May2013, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports on the introduction of a new convenience test site at a Caltex service station in Auckland, New Zealand.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics