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Couche-Tard, which trades mainly under the Circle K banner, delivered a strong fourth quarter, capping another solid year and helping the company achieve its ‘Double Again’ five-year plan. We look at what’s next for the business, including four growth initiatives. Q4 & FY key numbers Q4 merchandise and service revenues up 11.0% to $3,763.0m, with growth of 13.3% in the US, 9.0% in Canada...
On a recent trip to Oslo, the team visited a Meny supermarket from market leader NorgesGruppen and a brand new Innom convenience concept from Reitan. Here is a roundup of the highlights from each store: Key learnings from Meny: Highlighting ‘food for tonight’ options throughout the store Digital activation used to respond to shopper needs Fresh credentials highlighted Food for...
Leading global convenience chain Couche-Tard, which operates as Circle K, is one of the most innovative in the channel. It continues to flex its approach in response to the current trading environment while also investing for the future. We highlight some of the programmes it has in place, many of which could be replicated by operators across different channels. Value food-to-go - it has ...


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In late 2021 7-Eleven Norway opened a new and unique convenience concept, 7-Eleven Market, a c-store model with a significantly expanded grocery range sourced from sister chain REMA 1000. In order to try and reassure shoppers who might see convenience stores as a more expensive option, 100 of the bestselling items are price-matched to REMA 1000. Shoppers can complete a relatively extensive top-up shop as well as enjoying the traditional 7-Eleven capabilities in food-for-now and food-to-go.

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