Trading Pennies for Dollars

Lisanti, Linda
September 2007
Convenience Store News;9/17/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p59
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Coast to Coast Market, a convenience store in Tampa, Florida, which has a more extensive selection of general merchandise than most convenience stores. It is stated that the store, owned by Amer Hawatmeh, is making higher sales and profit margins than the industry average. It is mentioned that general merchandise generates a higher profit than many other categories of products.


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