Joining the WPMA comes with a wide array of benefits that can help streamline your operations and grow your business. Whether you're new to the area or have just put off joining, now is the perfect time to take action. When you do, you'll gain... (Read More)
America is experiencing an oil and gas renaissance, but don't expect to see any signs of progress at the pump this summer. Industry experts say we can expect to see gas prices climb some 14% higher than 2017 over the course of the next few... (Read More)
After the government’s recent shutdown, a spending bill was passed on February 9 to end the temporary shutdown and included a provision to reinstate the Oil Spill Liability Tax (OSLT) for 2018, which expired at the end of 2017. Section 40416 of HR... (Read More)
There are over 135,000 convenience stores in the United States. Convenience stores are so ubiquitous that over 100 million Americans (nearly one-third of the entire country) visit them on any given day.
Unfortunately, convenience stores are also... (Read More)
We might not like to admit it, but there’s always room for improvement in every business, and now is the perfect time to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses. Here are 10 smart business ideas:
Get (and stay) social. Yes, cute cat videos... (Read More)
The number of convenience stores increased 0.2% in 2016, compared to a nearly 1% increase the two prior years. We can’t predict what this year will hold, and the final 2017 numbers aren’t in yet, but we’re hopeful that the next 12 months will... (Read More)
It’s 2018, and we know it’s important to take stock of our lives and our businesses when the new year begins. It’s important to find that optimal balance between running a profitable business and meeting the growing needs of... (Read More)
When Congress passed what is being called the largest piece of tax reform legislation in more than three decades, the 2017 Tax Reform Act was born. But what does this mean for your business?
Well, it could mean that it’s time to invest in... (Read More)
We talked about it in last month’s blog, but we want to remind all our members that the 2018 WPMAEXPO is only a few weeks away. It’s a must-attend show for all petroleum marketers and c-store business owners. There will be something for everyone... (Read More)