A Stylish Standard

Lisanti, Linda
March 2006
Convenience Store News;3/6/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p58
Trade Publication
The article presents information about the new Edna Valley Market which is a combination of traditional convenience store package and some high-end amenities. The 4,000-square-foot store, which opened in January 2006 features a standard convenience store package in terms of categories, carrying roughly 3,000 SKUs. To enhance the total experience, the store offers free wireless Internet service and indoor and outdoor seating, with six tables inside and 14 outside. It's a challenge bucking the gas station stereotype.


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