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Sign Says: Please Watch For Text Messagers

By: Lance Winslow The other day, I went to go buy some gas for my little red sports car down at the local gas station. It’s one of those really cool new c-stores with all the bells and whistles, trimmings and a car wash. As I was there, unfortunately the credit card reading machine wasn’t

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Tackling The Property Cost Segregation Depreciation Method

By Lance Winslow Have you considered doing a complete analysis of your commercial property to determine whether each component has been placed in the correct asset category to maximize depreciation? Applying the Cost Segregation Depreciation Method utilizing an on-site engineering-based study to accomplish this objective can ensure that property, renovations, and improvements are put into

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Smart Phone Payments Are Coming

Is your c-store mobile smart phone payment enabled yet? The game is changing and your cheese is about to be stolen—again! Boy, it sure has been a rough couple of years in the industry, and now that I think about it, the last three years have been rather tough for a good many sectors in

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What Wal-Mart’s New C-Stores Mean for the Industry

By Lance Winslow It appears that Wal-Mart plans on setting up hundreds of convenience stores in the near future, and many of these will be completed before 2012. Why is Wal-Mart getting into the c-store business, you wonder? Well, consider if you will that at many of its superstores the company also sells fuel, and

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What Light Pollution Ordinances Could Mean for C-stores

By: Lance Winslow. We all know that well lit c-stores attract more clientele at night. Folks, especially women feel safer in a well lit environment. Indeed, studies and surveys show that it is actually safer, and humans seem to inherently know this. Perhaps, the reasoning has to do with the basic “crime triangle” – that

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