Will Convenience Stores Welcome Bitcoin ATMs?

Bitcoin teller machines are slowly making inroads into bodegas and corner stores By NACS Online   Bitcoin teller machines (BTMs) have become hot properties, showing up at convenience stores, gas stations and liquor stores, Pacific Standard Magazine reports. New York City now has more than 80 BTMs, with dozens more in other areas. BTM makers…

Craft Soda Goes After Health-minded Customers

With its wholesome ingredients, craft soda wants to hone its healthier and more natural alternative image   By NACS Online Craft soda appears poised to capitalize on customer appreciation for healthier and more natural food products, QSR Magazine reports. While customers have been ditching regular soda, craft sodas like Appalachian Craft Soda, Jones Soda and…

The Gop’s Final Tax Plan: How it Impacts You

The recently released plan eliminates the corporate alternative minimum tax By NACS Online   Congressional tax negotiators released the final version of tax reform this past Friday evening, December 15.  The previous versions passed by the House and Senate were largely a mixed bag of results for the convenience retailing industry.  The Conference report, at…

C-Store Redefine Convenience

From growlers to gourmet food options, many convenience stores are focusing on new profit centers By NACS Online   “Unusual offerings” at the Phoenix Mart are resonating with customers, thanks to new ideas about to service shift workers at a nearby hospital, busy commuters and local businesspeople taking a lunch break, writes WilmingtonBiz.com. When Springer…