High Gas Prices Disrupt Spending

May 2008
Convenience Store News;5/5/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of a study conducted by Nielsen Co., regarding the gas share of consumers' weekly spending in the U.S. It informs that gas occupies 12 to 16 percent in 2007 which is expected to rise to 19 percent. It provides a chart on the facilities that consumers visit for buying gas and another chart on the average spending on gas per trip at these facilities. It mentions that convenience stores are the preferred stop for the consumers.


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