EBITDA Multiples

EBITDA Multiples

What is your store worth? The most common question we are asked by potential sellers is what is the EBITDA multiplier for my store? The EBITDA (pronounced e-BIT-da) is an acronym for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. The multiplier is...
(Analysis) DIY Property Listings

(Analysis) DIY Property Listings

We are a nation of “do-it-yourselfers,” and with good reason: why? Many do it for an economical benefit, while others do it for the pride of accomplishment, but whatever the goal, doing it yourself often seems like a gratifying option. But what about DIY property...

Summary of 2020 Volumes & Gross Margins

The COVID crisis has had a dramatic impact on all aspects of our lives. More data is becoming available from 2020, this will provide further insight into the realities of the past year as well as aiding in assessing future operations. OPIS (Oil Price Information...

(Recap) Plugging-in The Electric Future of the C-Store Industry

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend our live webinar on May 5th, 2021. Keep an eye out for more upcoming events in the future. For those who couldn’t make it we are providing the video below, as well as a brief recap of our findings from our research....
4 Ways The Election Will Have A Major Impact On Your C-store

4 Ways The Election Will Have A Major Impact On Your C-store

Well, we made it past the election (sort of) and now is a good time to assess the impact that the new political climate will have on our industry. For our purposes, we are assuming, as all the major news outlets have, that Joe Biden will be our next president. With a...
The Most Common Mistakes C-Store Sellers Make

The Most Common Mistakes C-Store Sellers Make

Selling your business is a difficult decision and not to be taken lightly. It requires a lot of time and effort, while also maintaining current business operations. Often the seller becomes frustrated and the process goes awry. Timing is extended, negotiations break...
6 Investments To Make In Your C-Store Now

6 Investments To Make In Your C-Store Now

The gas station/c-store industry has generally been spared from the ravages that COVID has wreaked on the economy. In some places, mostly urban and commuter-related, sales remain soft, but in other areas sales are as good or better than last year. Overall, it is safe...
An In-Store Sales Analysis Of Small Operators

An In-Store Sales Analysis Of Small Operators

According to NACS, 62.1% of all C-Store owners in the US are single-site operators. This means the majority of the C-Store Industry is comprised of single-site owners and small operators. This pandemic has been rough on everyone, but it is expected to hit small...