‘Tis the Season for Crime

‘Tis the Season for Crime

​It may be fun to say “Trick or treat” this time of year, but the reality for convenience store operators is that the time for tricks of the criminal sort is just getting started. Crime increases across the board during the holiday season, and that is especially true...
Be Proactive to Minimize Losses

Be Proactive to Minimize Losses

Thinking about employee theft, convenience store managers tend to fall into one of two categories: those who think that no one is stealing from them and those who think that everyone is stealing from them. To minimize losses caused by theft in your store, you need to...
Take a Different Look at Your Sales Goals

Take a Different Look at Your Sales Goals

Most every smart business goal you set for your store includes some tie to financial performance. Often, managers are incentivized, at least in part, by their ability to meet and exceed the sales goals set for their stores. That explains why you should be keeping a...