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NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today announced that Jessica Frend, Government Affairs Advisor of the law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP, will help support the association’s government affairs operation and enhance political engagement among NATSO members.
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As we enter the Christmas season, I think we’re all filled with a spirit of giving. I know there are so many ways in which each of us, both personally and through our businesses, support those around us. Whether it is offering additional support to one of our employees who need it or giving to one of the many different national, regional or local philanthropic organizations, there are a number of ways to show we care.
In today’s market, truckstops and travel plazas are facing increased competition on several fronts. Restaurants and retailers are adding fuel as well and charging stations for electric vehicles, and convenience stores are rolling out amazing grab-and-go food programs. At the same time, improved fuel mileage on ve¬hicles means customers don’t have to stop as often for fuel. In response, operators are stepping up their efforts to attract new customers while also increasing the conversion rate of fuel customers, getting them to come into the store.
The ability to evolve and change can strengthen a business and contribute to long-term success. Within the truckstop and travel plaza industry, shifts in consumer behavior coupled with increasing competition are driving the need for operators to explore and adopt new service offerings in order to stay competitive.
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At the Orchard Creek convenience store in Raphine, Virginia, shoppers can pick up handbags,...
Great ideas make things better, and operators attending the Great Ideas! for Independent...
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As businesses that cater to the traveling public and support local communities, truckstops and...
Food sales are becoming a bigger part of operators’ sales, particularly as other categories,...
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