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2012-07-28 23:01:43

While the landscape has changed, the industry will remain highly fragmented and focused on living up to its name. The industry's emphasis on accessibility and easy transactions has helped it stay afloat during the economic recession and will support growth in the future. Convenience stores will maintain growth and profitability by offering convenience, value and a mix of fresh and healthy products. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Convenience...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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