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The C-Store And Customer Reviews

The C-Store And Customer Reviews

With fierce competition, c-store customers can be fickle—even a minor change can mean the difference in where the customer shops. And while a visit to the c-store might seem routine, 90 percent of customers read online reviews before visiting a business—c-stores included. Nearly as many consider the customer review as trustworthy as a personal recommendation. In this day of personal tech, apps such as Yelp and Google are accessible to nearly every potential customer; which is both a blessing and a curse—and a significant opportunity for c-stores.
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C-Store Breakfast Trends

C-Store Breakfast Trends

C-stores, which are upgrading to healthier and more varied breakfast options (such as an egg-white breakfast sandwich), are continually presenting consumers with an attractive option to stave off the pangs of hunger while keeping folks on the go. Recent tallies of breakfast-related purchases at c-stores are worth a look for industry insiders—breakfast on-the-go is not expected to abate anytime soon.
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How All-Day Breakfast Is Changing The Way We Eat

How All-Day Breakfast Is Changing The Way We Eat

It’s no longer just a trend—all-day breakfast is here to stay. The National Restaurant Association’s 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast reported that 72 percent of adults want restaurants to serve all-day breakfast. There’s even a new term celebrating this dining tribe:  Breakfastarians, which has been embraced by restaurants like IHOP and is filtering into advertising. Diners, c-stores and all manner of eateries are taking note, updating menus and adjusting purchase orders in an effort to meet customer demand. But what effect is this national movement having on the way we eat?
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How Breakfast Is Driving C-Stores Forward

How Breakfast Is Driving C-Stores Forward

It’s not a myth that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Scientific research has shown that eating breakfast regularly is an important factor in academic performance and positive behavioral habits, setting the tone for the day.

But making time for breakfast can be a challenge—often, the intention to start the day with a home-cooked meal proves unrealistic. So the hungry student considers other options—such as a quick stop at the local c-store to grab a bite on the go.

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