TITLE

Convenience at a Crossroads

AUTHOR(S)
Longo, Don
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;5/27/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the impact of economic slowdown on the overall sales and profit growth of the convenience store (c-store) industry. He believes that the survivors of the recession often adapt to new ways of doing business. He informs that as an industry, c-stores are weathering the recession better than most other retail channels. The author thinks that 2008 is shaping up to be another lackluster year because of the skyrocketing credit card transaction, energy and food costs.
ACCESSION #
32630836

 

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