Retail Consulting

 

CMSI provides “pure” consulting and advising projects for the retail owner allowing you the opportunity to take advantage of our extensive resource of expertise.  Our programs are priced either on an hourly or project basis.  Some of the programs that we offer:
  • Marketing review
  • Operations review
  • Cost savings
  • Labor scheduling
 

New From Our Blog

  • The Importance of Pulling Together
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    As we all know, the last month has brought devastation to various parts of our country. Hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Wildfires in Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington state. Heat waves in New York and New Jersey. These natural events have had a huge impact on individuals, communities, and businesses. We operate stores in all of these states. Some of our team members have been directly affected by these events. We are thankful that no…
  • Training Day - Every Day
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    As we’ve expanded our operations over the last few months (we are currently operating sites in 9 states), I’ve been reminded how consistent training is so important to a successful operation and an engaged team.  It’s a topic that I keep coming back to on a regular basis – as you can see from my previous postings – and I believe that it is the cornerstone of what we are doing.   A fully implemented…
  • How Not to Catch a Thief
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    Everyone knows that theft is a major issue in the convenience store industry.   The general public hears about robberies in the media all of the time.  Convenience stores are caricatured as easy places to rob.  Many of our stores are open 24 hours a day giving people with bad intent places to go late at night like moths to a light bulb.   To an extent, this perception creates a self-fulfilling prophecy:  c-stores are robbed…