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2014-08-14 23:01:33

Displays and Exhibits, the foremost online retailer of trade show displays and accessories, is presenting a free shipping promotion on their best-selling lightweight slatwall displays when purchased for the upcoming NACS Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tustin, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Every October more than 24,000 attendees gather at the National Association of Convenience Stores Show, the #1 buying show in the United States, that provides the most comprehensive representation of products...

2014-06-09 08:22:29

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago an innovation forever changed fueling -- and even retail as a whole -- when convenience store operator John Roscoe flipped the switch at a convenience store in Westminster, Colorado, to activate the first U.S. remote access self-service gasoline pumps. On June 10, 1964, the store sold a little more than $36 of gas -- 124 gallons to be exact -- but selling fuel would never be the same. It also supercharged the...

2014-05-13 08:23:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising gas prices during the annual spring transition to summer-blend fuels has finally driven down consumer optimism about the economy, which fell to its lowest level this year. Overall, 41% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, a drop from 44% the month prior, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Lingering poor weather across...

2014-03-13 12:31:50

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Convenience stores selling e-cigarettes are encouraged to adopt, as a best practice, a policy of treating these products as age restricted and subjecting them to the same age-verification procedures as those applicable to tobacco products, said the industry's leading trade association, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). NACS' position was developed by the association's retail Board of Directors during its most...

2014-03-11 16:21:38

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a sharp increase in gas prices over the past month and consumer expectations that prices will climb higher over the next 30 days, consumers continue to feel optimistic about the economy, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Consumers continue to say that gas prices affect their feelings about the economy -- nearly 9 in 10 consumers (85%) say...

2014-02-11 08:23:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer optimism about the economy continues to inch upward after bottoming out in October 2013, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. While the percentage of consumers who say that they are optimistic about the economy remains unchanged from last month (43%), more consumers say that they are "very optimistic." One in 11 consumers (9%) today say that...

2014-02-02 12:20:08

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Price remains the dominant reason why consumers buy gas at a particular location, but how consumers shop for that price is shifting, according to the results of a new consumer survey released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Two thirds of consumers (66%) say that price is the most important factor in determining where they buy gas. But while a majority of these price-conscious consumers still shop...

2014-01-15 16:20:56

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the new year begins, consumers are feeling better about the economy than they have since last summer, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Though most consumers still say that they are pessimistic about the economy, 43% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, the highest level of optimism since July 2013. The rise in optimism is...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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