Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

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    EPA Finalizes RFS Obligations for 2018

    ​December 1, 2017

    Courtesy of NACS

    EPA made public its final rule setting the 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs). Similar to its original proposal from July, EPA used its waiver authority to lower the levels for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuels, and total renewable fuel below statutory levels. Levels for biomass-based diesel generally remained steady.

    Click on the link below to view a table showing EPA’s final RVOs and percentage standards for 2018. The prior 2015, 2016, and 2017 final volumes and percentage standards are also listed for reference (the previously finalized volumes/percentages are shaded, with newly finalized volumes/percentages not shaded).

    View table and full article

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    Are Your Employees Carding Enough?

    ​November 27, 2017

    Courtesy of We Card

    You’ve trained your employees.

    Equipped them with signage and age calculation tools.

    But now, how can you be sure they’re “carding” under 27 year old customers?

    With We Card ID Check Up now you can see just how well your employees are incorporating their training into real world situations. As part of a complete We Card training program, ID Check Up’s can help make the difference between properly preventing illegal underage sales or failing to do so (and suffering the consequences of federal or state fines.)

    The ID Check Up program is a mystery shopping solution designed to measure your employees’ performance.

    Read full article.

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    House vs. Senate Tax Bill Comparison Chart

    ​November 20, 2017

    Courtesy of Moore Colson

    The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate recently unveiled their own versions of the 2018 Tax Bill, which contains a plethora of major of changes to the tax landscape for both businesses and individuals. Click here to view highlights and a comparison between both bills.

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    2017 Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show Rewind

    ​November 17, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who joined us last week at the 15th annual Southern Convenience Store & Petroleum Show. The Show, held in Macon, GA, featured a Dale Carnegie educational seminar and an expo floor with over 170 exhibitors.

    We hope you’ll join us next year, November 14-15, 2018 in Macon.

    View photos from the event.

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    Register Today for Southern Convenience Store & Petroleum Show

    ​October 27, 2017

    Retailers, be sure to join us in Macon for the SHOW! Registration is free, but we do need you to register for badge purposes. You can register online or by completing the paper form. There will be a Dale Carnegie seminar each morning, presented by Dale Ashworth, on creating loyal customers. Then the show floor will be open for you to visit over 160 vendors and see new products and services.

    Are you a vendor interested in exhibiting? Download the booth contract to register!

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