Measuring Up

June 2013
CSP;Jun2013, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p20
Trade Publication
The article compares the top- with the bottom-performing companies in the retail channel industry. The comparison is based on the data contained in the 2012 State of the Industry (SOI) report of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). The data show that the industry's top-performing companies outpace the bottom by six times profit and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) given a comparable amount of store space.


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