Convenience store sales, made in-store, rose to a record $204 billion in 2013, but increased hiring drove down pretax profits, according to the National Association of Convenience Stores. CONNECT WITH SN ON TWITTER Follow @SN_News for updates throughout the day. In-store sales have grown over the last decade, driven by the desire for on-the-go food and beverages, according to NACS. Sales in 2013 were lead by a 2.4% growth in foodservice, and fuel sales were up 0.9% to 132,029 gallons ...

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