Convenience stores allow customers to purchase food, beverages and other items without the hassle of shopping in a full supermarket. Convenient locations and long hours are both important for convenience store franchises.
Catering to customers’ needs
Because the whole purpose of shopping at one is the convenience, a store must be easily accessible for customers and open when they want to shop.
Convenience stores are often packaged with gas stations, as customers can stop in to get milk while pumping gas, saving time on running errands.
Thank you, come again
There average time it takes a customer to walk in, purchase an item, and leave a convenience store is three to four minutes.
The value of convenience
The U.S. convenience store industry makes $680 billion in annual sales.