Retail Better Blog

Remodeling, refreshing or reimaging your convenience store are smart ways to attract new and existing customers. However, before you begin making these upgrades, it’s important to think about how your newly designed c-store can increase and drive traffic. Here are some ideas to consider while planning your next c-store remodel or redesign.    Design to Support […]

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July 17 is National Hot Dog Day and convenience stores such as Circle K Stores, Pilot Flying J, 7-Eleven, and more are celebrating with freebies and hot dog offers. National Hot Dog Day is a big deal on social media. According to social-media software firm, Sprout Social, #NationalHotDogDay was trending on Twitter with 40,599 mentions […]

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Fourth of July Retail Spending

From grilling to traveling, NRF’s Independence Day 2019 survey says 86 percent of Americans plan on celebrating Independence Day. Read on for interesting Fourth of July consumer facts and spending stats. Customers Fuel up and Hit the Road According to AAA, overall Independence Day travel is expected to rise 4.1 percent over last year. An […]

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Your store’s signage reflects your brand and can directly impact your revenue. About 76 percent of customers enter a store because of its signs, while approximately 68 percent make purchases based solely upon store signage. Here are a few tips to ensure your signage is working for and not against you. Have a Plan – […]

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Summer is the ideal time to drive traffic to your convenient store or supermarket beer displays. Here are three cost-effective signage ideas sure to capture your beer customers’ attention and generate repeat business all summer long. Aisle Invaders and 3-D Floor Graphics – Drive traffic to non-refrigerated beer displays with a header, aisle invaders and […]

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National Donut Day, or National “Doughnut” Day, was created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor those who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. Traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June, the sweet treat holiday allows convenience stores and doughnut shops such as Circle K, Dunkin’, Krispy Kreme, and more to […]

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Store remodels are more popular than ever. According to a recent CSP Outlook Survey, 72% of retailers would love to refresh or remodel their stores. However, if budgets and time constraints don’t allow for a complete remodel, retailers can consider a category reimage. A category update can easily give your convenience store the perfect refreshed […]

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Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of the summer vacation season in the U.S. as well as one of the biggest retail shopping weekends. Are you ready? Here are a few retail facts, stats and tips. Memorial Day Weekend and Convenience Stores Summer tourism kicks off this Memorial Day weekend and despite a […]

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As consumers demand more low-carb and keto-friendly options, manufacturers continue to deliver. With new keto products recently increasing by 76 percent and this Technavio study predicting the keto global market to register a CAGR of nearly 5% by 2023, the keto crazy doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. C-store retailers can easily drive […]

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