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The convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and the most comprehensive collection of data and trends.
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Beginning in 2020, all distributed NACS copyrighted materials will be DRM protected; whereby only authorized viewers are granted access to the content through their NACS (Convenience.org) login. Once a user gains rightful access to the content, that material will hereby be protected from sharing, duplication, printing, editing, etc. without the need for plug-ins or additional apps.
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What Is It
Today’s dynamic landscape requires agility, a balance of efficiency and effectiveness that can free up resources and fuel new growth. Success requires knowing where you must invest in technology and how to harness data to deliver targeted, personalized offerings and customer experiences—it’s essential to winning trips and edging out the competition.
What’s next and how can you get there faster? For more than 50 years, the convenience and fuel retailing industry has relied on the NACS State of the Industry Report® to answer this question and more. This report will help you:
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Who It’s For & How They Benefit
NACS has compiled and presented performance data for the U.S. convenience store industry since 1969. Over the last 50 years, NACS has invested significant resources in its State of the Industry initiatives and has partnered with best-in-class providers to deliver insightful, useful information that will help readers maximize their effectiveness and profitability. All figures in this report, except where noted, are based on data submitted by retail companies participating in the annual NACS State of the Industry Survey.
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The NACS State of the Industry Report® (the “Report”) and all data and content therein are the exclusive property of The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and contain valuable proprietary information of NACS (unless otherwise specified). NACS retains all copyrights to the Report and all content under 17 U.S.C. Section 106, and the Report and its content is protected by US and international law. NACS provides single-user licenses for the Report. If you have received this copy of the Report via license, you may not share the Report, or any portion thereof, with any other person at your place of business or outside your place of business. Any reproduction, preparation of derivative works, distribution, public performance or display, disclosure, and/or use of all, or any portion, of the Report in any form or medium, including without limitation, posting the Report or any portion thereof on a website, sharing in a webinar or distributing copies to customers, without specific written authorization from NACS is strictly prohibited.
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200 pages, 154 charts and tables filled with critical data and insights.
1. What is included with my purchase?
Purchasers of the Digital PDF report will receive INSTANT access to DRM-secured PDF via purchaser’s Convenience.org login profile.
2. Can I purchase additional copies of the hard copy report? Is there a cost-savings?
Additional copies of the hard copy version of the NACS State of the Industry Report® are $60, and that pricing is applied in the shopping cart during checkout.
3. If I purchase the PDF version of the NACS State of the Industry Report®, can I distribute it to my peers and colleagues?
The NACS State of the Industry Report® of 2019 Data - Digital Version PDF is sold as a secured, locked PDF file. All content within is copyright protected and cannot be shared, duplicated or transformed without express written permission from NACS.
4. Will the hard copy version of the NACS State of the Industry Report® be available for purchase in 2021 and beyond?
The 50th Anniversary issue will be the last time that the NACS State of the Industry Report® will be available in hard copy format. It will be available in digital format only beginning in 2021.
5. Is the NACS State of the Industry Data Archive available for purchase?
No, the NACS State of the Industry Data Archive is not available for purchase.
6. Can I ship internationally?
Yes, all orders can be shipped internationally.
7. How much is shipping?
Shipping and handling for the NACS State of the Industry Report® is $15 on the first copy and $6 for any additional copies.
8. How can I determine the status of my order?
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10. Can I cancel my order?
Orders are processed in real-time in our shopping cart. Once an order is placed it cannot be cancelled. NACS will of course refund any payments made in error. Please send any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you are not currently associated with a company in our database, you will need to create an account in our system to complete a purchase. Your contact information will be used for billing and fulfillment purposes. Setup is quick and easy.
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