Convenience Store Retailers Cite Top Trends for 2018

     

Insight Retail Software recently shared this article from the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) about convenience store retailers' predictions for the Top Trends for 2018.

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Here are some of the highlights:

  • Growth in healthy food and beverages sales led to positive overall sales at convenience stores in 2017, and retailers expect the momentum to continue in 2018.
  • Customers are demanding higher quality foods and snacks.
  • Kombucha drinks will continue to grow, as will new programs for home delivery.
  • Retailers identified lunchtime traffic as their biggest opportunity.

Some of the Top Concerns:

  • Competition with other channels and other convenience and fuel retailers.
  • Labor is another major concern, such as finding and recruiting top talent in the market.
  • Regulation and legislation that could potentially harm their operations is also a concern.

The great news is that backOffice Software™ from Insight Retail Software can handle everything that comes your way in 2018.

To learn more, you can read the full article here.

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About The Author

Lynn literally grew up in the point of sale and cash register industry – and is now at the helm of the family business. She enjoys working with local Alaskan businesses, especially restaurants, grocery stores, and retail operations - helping them control costs and increase revenues through well managed point of sale solutions. Besides running the company, Lynn has also served on the Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Board, for the Retail Solutions Provider Association.