Welcome to your international convenience community

​Welcome to NACS, the U.S.-based convenience association, dedicated to advancing convenience and fuel retailing globally.

With our members doing business in more than 50 countries, this site is designed to address specific information needs of our international retailer and supplier members.

Here, you will find a wealth of information, from executive education opportunties to the NACS events calendar, to thought leadership and best practices from and for your region.

Our International Committees are comprised of retail and supplier leaders from around the world, dedicated to improving the global future of the convenience industry.

Global News

November 15, 2018 NEW
Should U.S. Retailers Embrace Singles Day?
Chinese retailers profit from a designated day that focuses on shopping for oneself.
November 14, 2018 NEW
Coles Launches First C-Store Format
Called Coles Local, the smaller footprint store is stocked with prepared meals and premium products.
November 14, 2018 NEW
BP Continues Mexico Expansion
The company has opened its first ToGo convenience store in Guadalajara.
November 12, 2018
Signpost’s Cashierless Kiosk Challenges Amazon
Tokyo kiosk now testing technology for seamless store with no cashier on duty.

What? So What? Now What?
A blog for the international NACS community.

NACS global convenience experts share information, thought leadership and best practices from the latest industry events and their firsthand experience visiting and reviewing innovative retail concepts around the globe. Come back weekly to discover insights from our NACS regional representatives as well as NACS staff. And make sure you join NACS as an international member so you can receive access to all past articles — and many other benefits!

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