Single Store Owner

JUN 2016

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Motor Fuels C onsidering Single Store Owner dubbed 2014 "one of the best years ever for c-store industry fuel profits," it would be diffi- cult to think 2015 would match this pace. It didn't. Rapidly falling prices at the pump — which took a nearly one-quarter drop from a $3.14 average price per gallon in 2014 to $2.57 in 2015 — were both a The Flip Sides of Low Fuel Prices Fuel volume at single stores rose, but sales dollars fell 2015 2014 % change Sales per store $3,135,117 $4,005,592 -21.7% Gallons per store 1,216,492 1,174,356 3.6% Gallons per store per month 101,374 97,863 3.6% Gross margin cents per gallon 23.40 23.95 -2.3% Gross margin dollars per store $284,625 $281,206 1.2% Average sales price per gallon $2.58 $3.41 -24.5% Source: Convenience Store News Market Research, 2016 Motor Fuel Sales & Margins Much lower pump prices led to a nearly 22-percent drop in 2015 fuel sales. But c-stores held up relatively well in proftability, especially considering 2014 was dubbed one of the best years ever for fuel profts. Here comes a remarkable NEW addition to the Champs Chicken® turn-key Hot Food Program for convenience stores. Champs Chicken® is a registered trademark of Pro Food Systems, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ©2016 Perfect

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