FEBRUARY 2014 Contents
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28 Gender Gains
Women advance in the convenience
industry but greater strides are sought.
36 Where America Shops
U.S. convenience stores continue to
innovate and increase store count.
38 Supply Side Economics
Suppliers are leveraging technology in
innovative ways to help retailers better
understand consumer purchasing behavior
and adapt their store strategies accordingly.
44 Bars of Gold
Offering energy, protein and health,
bars can improve your store’s image,
attract customers and keep the cash
48 The Best Investment
Employee development pays off now