C-Store Shoppers Buying More Fresh Items

Stores are convenient places to pick up premade salads, soups and cut flowers. By NACS Online // April 09, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. —Convenience stores have long been the perfect place to grab a sandwich and soda after filling up with fuel. But now shoppers have discovered that the little stores are an ideal source for…

Toshiba Streamlines Shopping Experience for Michigan Grocer

Value Center Boosts Customer Satisfaction and Store Revenues with Toshiba Self-Checkout Systems Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, a global market share leader for integrated in-store retail solutions, is enhancing the customer experience for Value Center grocery shoppers. Value Center’s focus on customer experience has resulted in improved store revenues and operating efficiency for the Michigan grocer due to…

What C-Store Customers Want

An inviting forecourt, clean restrooms and good customer service help draw fuel customers inside, GasBuddy survey finds By NACS Online // March 28, 2019 BOSTON, Mass. – Convenience retailers generate nearly three-fourths of gross profit dollars from in-store sales, according to GasBuddy, a tech company featuring apps and websites that provide real-time fuel prices at…

Card Companies to Raise Credit and Debit Card Fees

Visa and Mastercard to increase merchant fees starting in April By NACS Online // February 21, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Purchases with credit cards will cost more for both merchants and consumers when Visa and Mastercard boost certain debit- and credit-card fees starting in April, the Wall Street Journalreports. The two biggest U.S. card networks announced that…

Lipari Foods Finalizes Acquisition Of Ohio-Based Troyer Cheese, Increasing Product Portfolio & Manufacturing Capabilities

WARREN, Mich. – On Friday, February 15, Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Mich., closed on the acquisition of Troyer Cheese, Inc., Troyer Bros. Trucking, Ltd., and Amish Wedding Foods, Inc. (collectively, “Troyer”).  Troyer is headquartered in Millersburg, Ohio.  The opportunity broadens Lipari’s manufacturing capabilities along with expanding their portfolio of deli…