According to our research, the retail industries of Vietnam, India, China, Indonesia and Hong Kong are growing at a rapid pace, providing ample opportunities for convenience store
While more shops seem to be following the convenience trend, many convenience stores
are also taking after larger grocery retailers and other food suppliers-in some aspects.
In the Northwest, I have seen new convenience stores
closed and auctioned off at less than 50 percent of the storeowners' cost for the real property.
While not a required condition of membership, convenience stores
often have the following characteristics:
If you can navigate the Japanese-only menu (or get a friend to do it for you), you can make your reservation, pay for your room and get your ticket right there at the convenience store
This industry comprises establishments known as convenience stores
or food marts (except those with fuel pumps) primarily engaged in retailing a limited line of goods that generally includes milk, bread, soda, and snacks.
Lawson's president, Takeshi Niinami, stressed that there was a "need to differentiate" themselves from other convenience store
chains, such as Seven-Eleven.
sales and forecast of petroleum through convenience stores
, at current prices, 2003-13
Figure 4-2: Number of Convenience Stores
Nearly six in 10 consumers (59%) and seven in 10 of those age 18-34 (70%) say that convenience stores
offer food that they feel comfortable eating.
While Subway and McDonald's have locations built into some convenience stores
, capitalizing on convenience and foot traffic, more progressive c-store chains are developing and integrating their own branded restaurants into existing stores, transforming the perception of purchasing prepared food at a convenience store
Masterfoods USA is already a leading provider of confectionery and snack products to convenience stores