Staffing Services

3 Ways to Address C-Store Labor Challenges

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Finding the right people to operate your C-stores can be a challenge but it’s not the end of the job for the HR professional in your organization. New employees require on-boarding, training, re-training and mentorship if they are expected to be top performers. These activities take time. Consider the following three areas to focus on […]

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How to Make Vacant Retail Space Profitable

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As defined by Businessdictonary.com, opportunity cost is: a benefit, profit, or value of something that must be given up to acquire or achieve something else. Understanding the principles of opportunity cost should get any business person amped up about making a profit on vacant retail space. We’ve all seen it, a vacant retail space in […]

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Convenience Management Services, Inc. (CMSI) announces rebrand as Strasburger

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Strasburger draws on 60 year family heritage as innovators in convenience and small format site management. Temple, TX – Convenience Management Services, Inc. (CMSI), the leading choice since 1997 for global oil brands, distressed assets managers, real estate lenders and private investors seeking a complete, turnkey retail management solution, is changing its name from CMSI […]

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The Importance of Pulling Together

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As we all know, the last month has brought devastation to various parts of our country. Hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Wildfires in Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington state. Heat waves in New York and New Jersey. These natural events have had a huge impact on individuals, communities, and businesses. We operate stores in all […]

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Training Day – Every Day

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As we’ve expanded our operations over the last few months (we are currently operating sites in 9 states), I’ve been reminded how consistent training is so important to a successful operation and an engaged team.  It’s a topic that I keep coming back to on a regular basis – as you can see from my […]

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How Not to Catch a Thief

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Everyone knows that theft is a major issue in the convenience store industry.   The general public hears about robberies in the media all of the time.  Convenience stores are caricatured as easy places to rob.  Many of our stores are open 24 hours a day giving people with bad intent places to go late at […]