Shell Great Gas Giveaway

Shell Great Gas Giveaway

Did you know you could win free fuel for a year? One of our customers at Store 270 (Shields and Horsetooth) did! Stop by any Schraders location and use the Fuel Rewards program. When you use your FRN card at the pump, a message is displayed saying you have the chance to win free fuel. […]

Fourth of July Snacking Trends

Fourth of July Snacking Trends

As you fire up the grill this week and gather with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day, don’t forget to stop by your local Schraders and grab your favorite snack! Just in time for summer, Frito-Lay performed its latest U.S. Snack Index to decide what product types and habits are Americans’ favorite. Fourth of […]

Altria Continues to Expand Reach in Other Market Areas

Altria Continues to Expand Reach in Other Market Areas

Altria Group Inc., one of the largest tobacco manufacturers in the nation, continues to expand their reach into other markets as the company invests more into noncombustible products. The company has invested in a oral nicotine delivery system with a Canadian developer. Through a subsidiary, Altria has agreed to a deal in research and development […]

Altria Makes Investment in Vaping Company Juul

Altria Makes Investment in Vaping Company Juul

Tobacco company, Altria Group Inc., has agreed to a $12.8 billion investment for a 35% stake of the large vaping company, Juul Labs Inc. Altria will now be participating in the vaping industry only through Juul. Altria made the strategic move for the following reasons: Provides a significant stake in the largest and fastest growing […]

New York City Hopes to Ban Cashless Retailers

New York City Hopes to Ban Cashless Retailers

The New York City Council recently proposed a new bill that could limit retailers’ frictionless goals and ambitions. Under the new bill introduced by the New York City Council, retailers would be fined for not accepting cash as a form of payment. The bill was introduced Ritchie Torres who represents the working-class communities of the […]

Gas Prices Fall Prior to Thanksgiving

Gas Prices Fall Prior to Thanksgiving

Those traveling for Thanksgiving will be relieved as gas prices have been falling leading up to Holiday. The gas prices are looking more in line with the prices from 2017. As of Monday, Nov. 19, the average national gas price went down to $2.62. That is seven cents lower than the price from a week […]

Cigarette Smoking at Record Low in U.S.

Cigarette Smoking at Record Low in U.S.

New data shows that only 14% of adults smoke cigarettes – a record low among U.S. adults. According to researchers and industry experts, the new data shows proof that the ongoing efforts to decrease smoking rates in the country are successful. According to the CDC, FDA and National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, there were […]

FDA Thinking About Banning Flavored E-Cigs in C-Stores

FDA Thinking About Banning Flavored E-Cigs in C-Stores

It is no secret at this point that the FDA has been targeting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. According to the CNBC, in one the latest updates, the FDA commissioner publicly targeted the sale of flavored e-cigarettes at convenience stores. In a recent interview on the “Squawk Box”, commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the FDA […]