November 1, 2018
Have you registered to attend the Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show? The show is November 15 in Macon, GA and is an ideal event for retailers to see new products and services industry partners have to offer.
We are also excited to have In Our Backyard present on their Convenience Stores Against Trafficking program. Learn the red flags of human trafficking and how your reaction can impact and save lives. Their seminar will be 8-9am on the 15th.
October 23, 2018
Courtesy of NACS
Nearly nine in 10 Americans say that convenience stores provide a good starting point for a career, according to a new national survey of consumers conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).
Americans say that convenience store jobs present great opportunities, especially related to how they can establish business skills:
*86% said that convenience stores provide good first jobs for those looking to enter the workforce.
*86% said convenience store jobs are great summer jobs for high school and college students.
*71% said convenience store jobs provide an opportunity for growth for those who do not have a formal education.
*70% said that it’s common for convenience store employees who demonstrate a commitment to their job to become managers or eventually own their own convenience stores.
*59% said that convenience stores offer employees opportunities for advancement.
October 10, 2018
Governor Deal has expanded the state of emergency to include 16 additional counties: Butts, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Greene, Jasper, Lamar, Lincoln, McDuffie, Monroe, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferero, Wilkes
October 9, 2018
Governor Deal declared a state of emergency for 92 counties ahead of Hurricane Michael. Price gouging statute is in effect.