CONVENIENCE STORES AT A CROSSROADS

The migration to electric vehicles means convenience stores must reinvent themselves.  Historically high gas prices, new electric vehicle (EV) models, government sales incentives and the desire to become more sustainable are pushing more consumers toward EVs. Some states, including California, are moving toward EVs to meet environmental goals, and plan to stop selling gas-powered vehicles…

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CIRCLE K CONVENIENCE STORES TO HIT SOUTH AFRICA’S RETAIL MARKET 

As more consumers vouch for better variety, quality, and positive shopping experiences.  South African private equity firm Millat Group and global energy business Puma Energy have concluded an agreement to roll out internationally-recognised retail store brand ‘Circle K’, at Puma Energy’s forecourts across the country. The move is anticipated to improve South Africa’s convenience store…

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BEHIND THE REINVENTION OF TXB STORES

FROM KWIK CHEK TO TEXAS BORN, THE COMPANY IS ZONED IN ON DELIVERING CUSTOMERS THE LOCAL EXPERIENCE. ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Texas Born (TXB) Stores has rebranded from its previous store concept of Kwik Chek to a convenience store that focuses on fresh local food and its local (Texas) roots. It’s one of the innovative c-stores featured in…

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HYDROGEN FUEL PUMPS ARE ON THE WAY IN AUSTRALIA — SO HOW LONG UNTIL THE VEHICLES ARRIVE?

Hydrogen fuel trials are emerging across Australia, but a project in Tasmania is seeking to create an entirely renewable energy-generated supply chain — from green hydrogen production through to distribution. Key points: Tasmania will see a hydrogen fuel supply chain trial, as governments and the private sector look at ways of introducing the zero-emissions fuel…

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HOW FUEL RETAIL CRIME IS CHANGING & WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

Andrew Kouimanis, VP of Partnerships and Innovation at Auror From North America and the UK to Australia and New Zealand, the causes and complexities of fuel retail crime are rapidly changing. More incidents are occurring and new people are involved. Take fuel theft in New Zealand for example, where the total value of fuel drive-offs…

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