Rays of Light

Chanil, Debra
January 2008
Convenience Store News;1/14/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the journal's 2008 Industry Forecast Study, that predicts the strengths and problems that will be faced by convenience store operators in 2008. It mentions the categories that will grow in 2008, which include the packaged beverage, and other tobacco products. It states that the convenience stores will face the consequences of increasing federal taxes, fuel prices, and economic slowdown. Also offered is statistics in support of the forecast.


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