Father Winter is growing weak, and warmer temperatures are slowly but surely returning to the Pacific Northwest. As the flowers start blooming and leaves begin returning to the trees, outdoor enthusiasts are hitting the hiking trails and making... (Read More)
A 2015 survey conducted by NACS found that on average, 40 million Americans fill up their gas tanks every day. If you aren't in Oregon or New Jersey, this means customers are responsible for getting out of the car and pumping the gas themselves. No... (Read More)
Was one of your new year's resolutions for 2019 to improve your petroleum marketing or convenience store business? Maybe you recently relocated to Washington and haven't had the opportunity to meet your fellow peers? Whatever the case, as a member... (Read More)
As the owner of a gas station, you've got a lot on your plate. In addition to managing snack and beverage inventory, you're regularly tasked with pumping gas, scheduling employees, and performing basic duties, like maintenance and cleaning... (Read More)
When was the last time you sat down and evaluated your convenience store's inventory?
Are you willing to try new products, or do you stick to an order form that you consider "tried and true"?
Admittedly, change is often difficult. However, in... (Read More)
We're seeing a bright beacon through these cold, gray winter days. Can you see it? It's the 2019 WPMAEXPO and it's just around the corner! The national convention is Feb. 19-21 at the Mirage Hotel in sunny Las Vegas.
We'll be there, and we hope... (Read More)
Did you set any new year's resolutions? As a petroleum marketing professional or convenience store owner, you'll want to set professional goals as well. Taking the time to write down your intentions for the year ahead is an easy and effective way to... (Read More)
It's hard to believe, but November is already here. That means the holiday season is right around the corner, and with it, time off from school. While it's undoubtedly great to have the kids home, if you don't have a packed itinerary, little ones... (Read More)
Election night in Washington State was good for the oil and gas industry as a whole. Here are four votes that we were particularly happy about:
No on 1631. Washington Initiative 1631 — the Carbon Emissions Fee Measure — was a proposal that... (Read More)