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Selling tips for reaching increasingly diverse Latino consumers
What convenience store retailers can do to engender women's shopping
When a sound bite is just filling enough
Futurist urges retailers to avoid “the linear path to doom”
Retailer expands into Augusta/Aiken market
Grocery dollars up for grabs with changing consumer habits, channel preferences
ETP's Susser buy drives up 2Q c-store industry equity market, says Mercer Capital
Most convenience retailers support the need for a minimum wage but were mixed about the need for an increase to it.
In a recent CSP poll of more than 200 convenience-store retailers, nearly 60% opposed raising the federal minimum wage. For those who supported an increase, most—42%—favored an increase to no more than $9 an hour, below the Obama administration’s proposal of a $10.10 wage. And nearly 40% believed there should be no federal minimum wage at all.
Independent retailing darling Sam Odeh, the brains behind the Power Mart brand, is extending his sights beyond his Midwestern roots. Odeh, who has five convenience stores in the Chicago area, will wear not only winter boots but also sandals as his company expands into southern Florida.

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