The Future of Gas Stations in an Energy-Powered World

The popularity of electric vehicles is growing at an exponentially fast rate. According to Forbes, in Q2 of 2022, electric vehicle sales accounted for 5.6% of the total auto market, up from 2.7% in Q2 of 2021. While some of the growth can be attributed to drivers desiring an environmentally friendlier method of travel, the …

Convenience Retail and Fuels Marketing Apps are Thriving as Gas Prices Rise

The summer of 2022 has brought high temperatures and high gas prices. With the national average price of regular gasoline at historic highs of $4.57 per gallon, convenience retailers are seeing a decrease in in-store traffic and sales. According to a new survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), 59% of retailers …

C-Stores and the Transition from Gas, Cokes, and Smokes

C-stores must transition from selling necessity-based goods to providing a more unique consumer experience.  When gas stations first started popping up in the early 1900s, they weren’t just about fuel. They were the start of American driving culture. Over the years, they’ve evolved greatly to what we know today, offering everything from snacks and drinks …

The CPG Opportunity: 4 Reasons CPGs Should Pursue the C-Store Market

Consumer packaged goods companies are driving foot traffic to convenience stores and combating the downturn in the grocery industry with custom mobile offers. The average consumer only visits a c-store out of immediate necessity. Traditionally, a consumer arrives to fill up their vehicle or quickly pick up an everyday item. It’s rare that a consumer …