Systematizing C-Store Growth – 5 Things to Know First

Systematizing c-store growth is key to adding new stores and maintaining profits. Over the past several years new software solutions have emerged to help c-store operators optimize store performance. Operators for whom growth is the goal have started adopting these new software solutions. To be clear, store performance software compliments and goes way beyond the traditional back office system.

A key benefit of optimizing store performance is that it not only results in same store sales growth, it also positions the operator to successfully add new stores to his or her chain.

Five Things to Know to Systematize C-Store Growth

  1. Know the main areas that must be automated for the desired systematization
  2. Know problems that the system(s) must overcome
  3. Know how the problems are solved manually
  4. Know the software options available and what must be built or integrated
  5. Know someone that has systematized c-stores

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C-Store Performance – 5 Obstacles to Growth

5 Obstacles to C-Store Performance Growth

It’s hard to grow when you’re fighting fires. It can be frustrating to put aside important work regarding new promotions, up-selling, staff training due to emergencies or big problems that are making you lose money. Basic daily operations, if poorly managed, take priority over even the best intentions to increase sales. Here are some of the top 5 obstacles that high growth companies have had to overcome.

  1. High theft from employees and delivery staff
  2. District managers consumed with interviews or covering for missing managers.
  3. Dirty stores, unfriendly service, unhappy customers
  4. Silence and disregard to problems or the opposite – finger-pointing and blame
  5. Pumps with bags and broken coolers that take too long to fix

Customers are buying every day. Making the most of sales opportunities happens when your managers focus staff on customer service. Addressing problems quickly and establishing work practices to avoid them make it possible to optimize c-store performance. There is a proven system to optimize c-store performance. It starts by removing the obstacles to growth.

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Download the whitepaper with a full list of c-store obstacles and learn how high growth companies overcome them. Find ways to improve with the white paper –  “Optimize C-Store Performance – The proven way to increase sales, simplify work and make time to grow.”

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