Squeezed From All Sides

Master, Melissa
March 2005
Convenience Store News;3/7/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
This article reports that with more supermarkets offering gas, bigbox retailers expanding their offering of convenience items and even discount stores getting into both areas, convenience stores will continue facing an uphill battle for market share in the U.S. Hypermarkets continue to advance their position in the U.S. fuels business, according to the latest study from consulting firm Energy Analysts International Inc. Wal-Mart is poised to become a bigger player in the convenience store business, predicted Retail Forward analyst Sandy Skrovan during an audio forum conducted by the Ohio-based management consulting firm.


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