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Convenience Matters Podcast

Whether it’s for food, fuel, drinks or snacks, about half of the U.S. population shops at a convenience store every day. On Convenience Matters, a weekly podcast brought to you by NACS, we’ll talk about what we see at stores and what the future may hold for our industry.

Latest Episode

Is It The End For Gas Stations?
Episode #87: Sept 18, 2017
A year ago, Frank Beard devised a unique experiment to eat nothing but gas station food for 30 days. The experience caught the media’s attention and now Frank still eats at gas stations – but with a job that pays him to do just that.

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Tune in each week to find out what’s happening in the convenience and fuel retailing industry. Select past episodes below to get caught up on what you missed.

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 What's Coming Up


Sept 25
A Conversation with Pride Stores

Oct 2
The Practical Futurist

Oct 9
Keeping Convenience Stores Beautiful


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Jeff Lenard
V.P., Strategic Industry Initiatives
(703) 518-4272

John Eichberger
Executive Director, Fuels Institute
(703) 518-7971

Carolyn Schnare
Director of Strategic Industry Initiatives, NACS
(703) 518-4248

Donovan Woods
Director, Fuels Institute
(703) 518-7973

Stephanie Sikorski
Director, NACS Foundation and Mission Marketing
(703) 518-7973