Tools for Buying

DTN announced important enhancements to DTN Fuel Buyer, a Web-based application that provides instant access to supplier price messaging from DTN DataConnect. Users can now leverage enhanced analysis tools in DTN Fuel Buyer to add contract prices and special prices based on a differential off-rack or index prices at multiple terminals, and can create product

New Forecourt Moves

Though gas prices have dropped significantly from a year ago, forecourt-driven sales are still a challenge for many convenience stores because people aren’t buying gas as freely as they did several years ago. The reason? Our troubled economy makes it tough for many to afford the long car trips. Fewer trips mean fewer opportunities to

C-Store Food Sales Get Healthier

Convenience retailers are increasing their share of healthy, fresh food sales, according to industry observers, who noted convenience outlets and big boxes are also gaining share at the expense of grocery stores. Though fresh and prepared foods offer high margin rings, c-store retailers should be certain they are truly ready to do food preparation before

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