NACS, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, was founded in 1961. It represents over 2100 retail and 1600 supplier members. NACS is key in representing the industry to the federal government. Learn more about NACS.
The US convenience store industry includes 154,195 stores and had sales of $547.8 billion (2015).
Georgia is one of the top five states in the nation for convenience stores, with 7,336 stores across the state (2015). Total sales were $27.471 billion, with $18.741 billion in fuel sales.
Below are just a few resources NACS has to offer:
Advocacy - NACS is involved on multiple federal issues, from menu labeling to fuels to swipe fees. Stay current on major issues affecting the industry.
Disaster Recovery & Relief - resources to assist during emergencies
Fuels Resouce Center - learn about the basics of fuel, and details about petroleum and alternative fuels
Getting Started in the Business - thinking about opening a convenience store? Start here to gain important insight and information.
Security and Safety - operate a business where employees and customers feel safe