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4 Key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019

4 Key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019

10/01/2019 - 13:26
As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish, and in so doing, strengthen their standing in the ever-competitive retail environment. read more
The reality of c-stores: refresh or die

The reality of c-stores: refresh or die

01/10/2018 - 11:15
Convenience stores have always been seen as the small guy...the tough independent, the often-underrated arm of retail. However, with convenience becoming integral to consumers, even large traditional retailers have, over the years, pursued a convenience strategy and opened smaller stores in prime residential and commercial areas to take advantage of the ‘on the go’ shopper.  read more
Walmart plans more convenience stores

Walmart plans more convenience stores

13/07/2018 - 14:07
Walmart has opened another convenience store, this time launching a Walmart Fuel Station in Plano, Texas. read more
FreshStop Fort Gale in Mthatha named as finalist in the 2018 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Awards

FreshStop Fort Gale in Mthatha named as finalist in the 2018 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Awards

07/06/2018 - 13:07
The prestigious NACS Insight industry body has announced its finalists for the 2018 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Awards and local entrant, FreshStop at Caltex Fort Gale store in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, made the cut. read more
Spar International unveils cashless store in the Netherlands

Spar International unveils cashless store in the Netherlands

09/04/2018 - 13:50
Convenience retail chain Spar International has opened its inaugural cashless grocery store at the Hogeschool Utrecht University campus in the Netherlands.  read more
FreshStop pegs growth strategy on expanding food lines

FreshStop pegs growth strategy on expanding food lines

05/04/2018 - 11:40
The need to have a solid food strategy to be successful in South Africa’s convenience retail sector continues, with South African consumers increasing their spend with retailers who offer them dedicated, quality food lines that offer choice and variety. read more
5 Key trends that will shape convenience retail in 2018

5 Key trends that will shape convenience retail in 2018

17/01/2018 - 10:10
With the continued growth and awareness of the convenience retail sector and the strengthening of its position as part of the traditional retail industry, organisations such as the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) are employing the expertise of convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals from around the world to discuss and debate international best practice on key trends and developments and rate best in class international retailers. read more
 Forecourt convenience retail sector in SA grows despite tough trading conditions

Forecourt convenience retail sector in SA grows despite tough trading conditions

17/08/2017 - 13:59
As the outlook for the local mainstream retail sector continues to deteriorate, expansion in the forecourt convenience retail industry continues.  read more
Woolworths to roll out 45 more Foodstops on Engen forecourts over three years

Woolworths to roll out 45 more Foodstops on Engen forecourts over three years

29/11/2013 - 09:01
Woolworths opened its 50th Foodstop at Engen in Sea Point, Cape Town, yesterday, in line with its strategy to bring Woolworths quality and convenience to more customers.  read more
BP Southern Africa ends 2012 on a retail high

BP Southern Africa ends 2012 on a retail high

21/12/2012 - 08:42
BP, one of SA’s top fuel retailers, has ended the year on a high, opening six new-look retail forecourts in the past week alone, including two in townships. read more