TITLE

Getting Auto-Motivated

AUTHOR(S)
Francella, Barbara Grondin
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;12/19/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the automotive products category. Though not prone to cataclysmic innovation or exciting promotions, the automotive supply category is as ingrained in the convenience store industry as the candy bar or six-pack. In 2004, the category represented approximately 1.4 percent of inside sales. Marty Anderson, Vice President Marketing of Appalachian Oil Co. said that the category is status quo. The majority of automotive sales come out of oil. For truckstops and travel centers, the category continues to grow, but for category stores, this category is much like groceries and health and beauty care.
ACCESSION #
19309615

 

Related Articles

  • The Grocer's Top New Talent celebrates fmcg's rising stars.  // Grocer;11/19/2016, p3 

    The article reports that the journal "Grocer's," Top New Talent Awards are to be given. The awards are dedicated to enriching society and shaping the future through ideas and action. The list is a testament to the extraordinary roles within the grocery retail sector. There are not only buyers...

  • Assessing Supply and Demand of Convenience Stores. Bainbridge, Robert E. // Appraisal Journal;Jul2003, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p220 

    Describes how a location quotient analysis can determine if a market is over or undersupplied with convenience stores. Assessment of the convenience store industry; Discussion on trade area analysis tools; How the convenience store appraiser can develop retail fuel pricing information.

  • When Disaster Strikes. Lambert, Terry // Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p80 

    The article presents suggestions for convenience store owners to protect their business against natural disasters like hurricane, flood, and tornado. It states that natural calamities cannot be stopped, but the business operations can be guarded in those times. Retailers are advised to plan in...

  • BIG IDEAS.  // Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p88 

    The article presents suggestions for the succeeful run of convenience stores. It states that customers should always be the priority. Identifying and satisfying their needs are the key to success. Keeping in mind the increasing health consciousness of people, stores should add more healthy items...

  • Food Retail-Price Comparison In Thailand. Schaffner, David J.; Bokal, Blaire; Fink, Scott; Rawls, Kimberly; Schweiger, Jeremy // Journal of Food Distribution Research;Mar2005, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p167 

    Examines the changing food-retailing sector in Thailand. Subsectors of the Thai retail food market; Number of supermarkets; Competition faced by supermarkets from hyper markets; Niche market captured by convenience stores; Price analysis of food-retailing alternatives in Thailand.

  • COMMUNITY SERVICE. Razowsky, Ryan // CSP;Sep2014, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p114 

    The article features Fillinup, the Carol Stream, Illinois-based store which was built to serve as a modern convenience market. The convenience store offers a wide variety of healthy products without alienating customers and specifically targeted millennials and focused on the female demographic....

  • A Hub of Convenience. Hanson, Angela // Convenience Store News;Mar2015, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p92 

    The article focuses on the Hub Convenience Stores opened on January 8, 2015 located at 191 40th Street West in Dickinson, North Dakota. Jared Scheeler, managing director of The Hub Convenience Stores, states that as the first upscale convenience store in our area, we are excited to show our...

  • Convenience Store Tour.  // Convenience Store News;12/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p32 

    The article presents information on the 2004 NACS Convention Convenience Store Tour. Suppliers and retailers from around the globe circled Las Vegas in search of the hottest trends in the c-store industry, and discovered that glitzy exhibitions of lighting, decoration and elaborate themes need...

  • Sunny With a Chance of Sales. Hanson, Angela // Convenience Store News;Oct2013, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p154 

    The article reports that a poor weather can put a damper on business of convenience store operators. According to Herzog's Beverage Buzz survey, the cold and wet weather over the Memorial Day weekend put a damper on beverage sales that fell 10 percent from the previous year. The c-store...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics