Convenience Store Food Service Consultant- Dean Dirks: News, Articles, Events

October 17, 2008

Recently Quoted by Convenience Store News Oct. 3, 2008

Filed under: Articles — Tags: , , , , , , — deandirks @ 8:49 pm

I was quoted recently twice in the Oct. 3’rd Convenience Store News article – The Winds of Change.

This article talks about the public’s opinion on the current state of the economy, and the current and future conditions affecting the c-store industry.

Quotes:

“I think wholesalers are to have to be better partners and move
towards net pricing” A lot of the rebates are driven by volume. The smaller
retailer can’t drive enough volume for the higher rebate structure.”

and

“Qsr restaurants like Subway, McDonalds’s and Quiznos and most fast feeders
are committed to discount pricing. This is training customers to only
purchase $5 subs, for example. The problem is that food, labor, rent and
utilities go up. margins are pinched and volume is the only way to cover
this.”

Read the full article here: http://www.csnews.com/csn/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003853795

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