NACS, March 2006
Here, There and..
Convenience stores in nontraditional locations help retailers keep up with today’s consumers while tapping into a larger customer base.
Since the industry’s founding in 1927, convenience stores have focused on locations where traffic is heavy, particularly with respect to automobile traffic. This focus helped spur the industry to dominate motor fuel sales in the United States by the 1980s, a position that has continued to strengthen in the ensuing years.