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Articles In 'Convenience Stores'

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Convenience Stores, News

The 2018 National Association of Convenience Stores Show has come and gone, and we’re reminiscing on another valuable year of networking, learning, and fun. The NACS Show is the nation’s largest expo for c-store industry professionals, and it showcases the latest and greatest products and services being used in the convenience industry today. The expo, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, runs for three days and is spread across 400,000 sq. ft. of the Las Vegas Convention Center.... read more.

  • October 23, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Business Management, Convenience Stores

As the margins for gas and tobacco profits get thinner and thinner, many convenience store owners are looking for new ways to increase revenue. Adding a car wash just might be the answer. Read on for 3 reasons to add a car wash to your convenience store.... read more.

  • July 17, 2018

By Handy Store Fixtures, Posted in Convenience Stores

Candy is the number one impulse item purchased in a convenience store, according to NACS Convenience Tracking Program (CTP) data. Impulse buying is an excellent opportunity to increase revenue for convenience stores, and candy sales can significantly boost your bottom line. Learn how to best merchandise your candy displays with these three tips and tricks.... read more.

  • June 02, 2017

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Convenience Stores, Store Design

Remember, a convenience store shelving layout should be convenient. Everyday products require everyday design efficiency. Otherwise, you have problems. Not having a lot of space means you can’t skimp on shelf quality. You’ve got gondola shelving for displaying candy, salty snacks and bathroom products. You’ve got the counters for fast-food items: The on-demand coffee, tea, soda, hot dogs or pastries. And you’ve got the checkout counter featuring all the impulse purchases for easy gra... read more.

  • May 31, 2016

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Convenience Stores, Store Fixtures

There is a strategy to increasing the sales of coffee and breakfast items in your convenience stores. But when starting up your own business, where you position your coffee and pastries may not be at the top of your priority list. However, how you organize and market your food and beverages can have a major impact on your sales. “The lay out should be strategically drawing people further into the store so that they walk past more impulse items like cakes/snacks,” says David Mendez, Vice Presiden... read more.

  • May 11, 2016

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Convenience Stores

If you are interested in opening your own convenience store, add another location or simply be more successful with your current store then please read on. From being as knowledgeable about the industry as possible to understanding your customers, we have 4 tips to help you on your way to success. Check out our handy infographic for some statistics you should know about when it comes to convenience store supplies and the industry as a whole. Get ready to have merchandise flying off your convenience store sh... read more.

  • February 20, 2015

By Steve Di Orio, Posted in Convenience Stores

Are you a convenience store owner or debating opening one? Handy Store Fixtures shares many of the common industry facts around convenience stores in this useful infographic. Learn about the 5 biggest competitors for foodservice programs , the top 3 reasons people visit convenience stores and more.  ... read more.

  • January 07, 2015