November 19, 2015
Last week, GACS held its 13th annual Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show in Macon, GA. Over the course of two days, retailers attended educational seminars and strolled the aisles filled with over 170 exhibitors.
Mark your calendar to join us back in Macon next year, September 28-29, 2016.
November 18, 2015
GACS member Tori Yearta, Whitesburg BP, was honored by the YMCA Metro Atlanta’s Volunteer of the Year award. Below is the full press release. Congratulations to Tori for her commitment and dedication!
Courtesy of YMCA Metro Atlanta:
ATLANTA (Nov. 11, 2015) — Tori Yearta, a resident of Whitesburg, received the YMCA of Metro Atlanta’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award for her service with the Summit Family YMCA. She was honored at the annual volunteer recognition dinner Monday, November 9, 2015 along with other branch volunteers.
November 17, 2015
Courtesy of CSP Magazine
Prediction: The year 2016 will deliver some small victories, a few implosions, many “meh” moments and one huge, business-changing success.
For convenience operators, guessing what will be big in the next 12 months is a luxury. We are a live-in-the-moment, live-by-the-moment industry, thanks to our 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week rhythm, 1-million-customers-perday traffic and blink-and-you’ll-miss-it shopping trips.
With your countless disruptions and interruptions in mind, the editors of CSP magazine have drafted your cheat sheet for 2016.
2 Lawton convenience stores robbed overnight
LAWTON, Okla._Two Lawton conveniences stores were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, bringing the total to four in just over a week. Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, an unidentified black man went into the Stripes at Northwest 40th Street and ...
Indonesia Bans the Selling of Condoms in Convenience Stores
The government of Indonesia became alarmed when convenience stores gave away condoms for those who purchased chocolates last Valentine's Day, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The Indonesian Child Protection Commission says that teenagers ...
Indonesian district to ban condoms in…
CST To Buy Flash Foods Store Network Of Convenience Stores In Georgia, Florida
a fuel and convenience retailer, said it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Flash Foods store network of convenience stores in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Company and its affiliates. The purchase price…
Hillsborough detectives warn of convenience store auto thefts
Detectives in Hillsborough County say they're seeing a trend where criminals are casing convenience stores, waiting for people to leave their cars running or unlocked. With people always in a rush these days, it happens more often than you'd think. â€œI ...
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South Korean Convenience Stores Thrive
â€‹SEOUL, South Korea â€“ The growing interest in ready-made meals and other necessitiesâ€”driven by an increase in single-adult householdsâ€”has fueled the growth of convenience stores in South Korea, Yonhap reports. These retailers stock daily essentials ...
The Ultimate Antique Gun-Lovers Club
Nestled in a valley where cell phone reception is spotty at best, Friendship houses the headquarters of an organization devoted to the use and preservation of old-fashioned guns, the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA). Like many other ...