On February 6, 2020, a new federal law took effect that prohibits the sale of unauthorized flavored vapor cartridges. Tobacco and menthol cartridges remain legal and can stay on the shelf, but any other flavors––especially those targeted at... (Read More)
The past few months have been a whirlwind. Businesses all over the country — both large and small — have had to make difficult decisions, laying off employees, cutting advertising budgets and taking steps to prepare for an uncertain future. All... (Read More)
Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak began, legislators in the House and Senate have taken steps to support small- and medium-sized businesses. One of the first bills to pass was the Paycheck Protection Program.
The PPP is a $669-billion business... (Read More)
Are you the owner of a petroleum marketing business with 500 or fewer employees? If so, you may qualify for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or the Economic Injury Disaster... (Read More)
Over the course of the last month and a half, the world has turned completely upside down. Some states have been under "shelter in place" orders and many businesses deemed "non-essential" have been forced to close. Although many petroleum businesses... (Read More)
As biofuel becomes more and more popular, petroleum businesses must consider upgrading their infrastructure to handle blends like E15 and B20.
Biofuels significantly decrease greenhouse gas and emissions, but they also require special pumps... (Read More)
The threat of coronavirus continues to grow. Every day the number of cases increases. Though research suggests the greatest threat is to senior citizens and people with compromised immune systems, safety precautions are absolutely necessary.
The... (Read More)
Each year, April brings the opportunity for new growth and new life. It also happens to be the month that pays homage to our earth with Earth Day on April 22. Are you preparing any “green” promotions for your convenience store? Whether you want... (Read More)
As the 5G revolution kicks off in earnest, a lot of convenience store owners are asking whether they should still offer free WiFi to customers.
Wait, you don't offer free WiFi in your store already? Ok, think about it. How often do you see... (Read More)