From safety to seasonal offerings and from foodservice to fuel, NACS Show education sessions had it covered.
, Shannon Carroll
, Lisa King
, Batya Levy
, Keith Reid
, Emma Tainter
Chris Rapanick, managing director of research at NACS, led attendees of “State of the Industry Update: Leveraging the Latest Financial Benchmarks” through a deep dive of the convenience industry’s financial report card with “a goal to help you make use of this data to make better strategic decisions.”
Chris Rapanick delivered an update on the industry’s financial report card.
Innovation is about much more than new flavors, the “Innovating Your Menu” panel agreed. It’s also about better operations.
How should retailers adjust to gallons going away was a theme of “The Future of Fuel Retailing.”
The panel discussing seasonal offerings agreed that seasonal displays are a great way to engage associates.
Overall demand is going down but operators still have opportunities, according to the “Thriving in a Shifting Fuel Market” panel.
The FMN Fuels Innovator of the Year Awards recognized OnCue and Sheetz.
During a super session, Bridget Brennan described how wooing women to a store helped attract more men, too.
How can c-stores best profit from EV drivers? “The Business Case for EV Charging” dove into challenges and opportunities.