Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

Americans Say Convenience Stores Provide Valuable Job Experience

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​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.

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