convenience store

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convenience store

a retail outlet offering customers the convenience of close location and long opening hours every day of the week.

convenience store (C-store)

A retail store that sells daily purchase items such as milk and beverages and impulse purchase items such as snacks and small gifts,usually in conjunction with gasoline sales.Convenience stores are attractive investments because the IRS allows rapid depreciation over a 15-year time period rather than the normal 39-year period required of typical commercial real estate.

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Ideas and direction on how to make foodservice a strategic differentiator - An in-depth look at some of the most successful and innovative competitors - The behaviors and attitudes of various convenience store shopper segments, including insight into perception barriers that c-stores must overcome - A look at the convenience stores channel's position in the broader retail landscape - An analysis of c-store sales trends by product category - An analysis of convenience store advertising
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The receipt, obviously issued at a convenience store, showed that Kim had accumulated 1,165,096 points from convenience store purchases.
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The Convenience Store News Industry Report, now in its 37th year, is the authoritative research study on sales and profit performance in convenience stores.
Regulatory challenges are slowing down the pace of growth of the convenience store market.
The USA, of course, has blazed the trail for c-stores and any examination of convenience store retail needs to begin in America.
NEW YORK -- Convenience store sales reached a record high of $577.