So, you’re scanning at the POS, but now what? While most convenience retailers have progressed to scanning items at the register, many still struggle to maximize that data in a way that produces actionable insights about their c-stores.
There has been an undeniable trend in tax increases, regulations, and policy changes surrounding the distribution and sale of cigarettes. With tighter margins and dwindling volumes, it might seem easy to overlook the cigarette category and look to other tobacco products for the future.
The cashier will often be the first if not the only person to come into contact with customers when they enter your gas station, therefore you want to make sure that they are capable and confident to ensure a good experience for your customers.
Buying a gas station can be a great business opportunity, but knowing what to look out for and the right questions to ask can be the difference between a long, successful business and a short-sighted misstep.
Convenience stores are a place shoppers often go for daily essentials and even items they don’t know they need. With a customer base populated largely by people on the move, it can be difficult to pin down sales trends.
Some products sell themselves, but more marketing and promotion can take your convenience store sales to the next level.
Gas station managers oversee the daily operations of gas stations and act as leaders for the station’s employees and the assistant managers who work under them. Gas station managers also set employee schedules, manage fuel/inventory shipments, hire/train/fire employees, create the station’s budget and coordinate with the station’s owner/corporate management.
Business owners always look to increase the number of customers in their stores and the average sales per-customer, but what are the best ways for gas stations to accomplish this?
Gas station service attendants are essential for running a successful gas station and convenience store.Proper training, guidance, and understanding of the position can lead to a seamless operation.