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Convenience Retailer Show Daily Day 4 NACS 2013

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An interview with Bob Dee, Chief Operating Officer, Crompco LLC. CRSD: We know Crompco has been in business for over 32 years, but what is your main line of business? BD: That's an interesting question, because as a company, we've evolved from our roots as primarily an UST (Underground Storage Tank) Compliance testing company to a firm that offers our AccuMeasure advanced GET ACCURATE METER CALIBRATION WITH CROMPCO The PDQ ProTouch Series just became a more formidable force in the soft touch in-bay auto- matic car wash industry. With the recent release of the ProTouch ICON, PDQ is now capable of offering another option to meet all of your soft touch in-bay automatic needs. The ProTouch ICON is PDQ's three- brush gantry-style system that offers superior aesthetics, a larger wash enve- lope, next generation brush control preci- sion, amazing illumination packages and numerous revenue generating features An interview with Jeff Roberts, Marketing Manager, Snak King Corp. CRSD: Tell our read- ers what is new for the El Sabroso Brand of products? JR: El Sabroso has been producing authentic Mexican style snacks for over 30 years! Many consumers would be familiar with El Sabroso from the long standing favorites such as Salsitas and Guacachips. We had an exciting new product launch this year with Taco-Litos, An interview with Michael Lawshe, President of Paragon Solutions, Inc. CRSD: How would you describe your company? ML: Paragon is a retail design and consulting firm. Our scope of design services range from new ground up locations, to small remodels, to branding and marketing solutions. We really focus on how you make money, and we design solutions based on how to maximize that effort. We call it design- ing for profit. Continued on Page 57 PDQ INTRODUCES PROTOUCH ICON EL SABROSO LAUNCHES TACO-LITOS MAXIMIZE YOUR PROFIT WITH PARAGON SOLUTIONS Continued on Page 57 Continued on Page 55 Continued on Page 55 O s e r C o m m u n i c a t i o n s G r o u p A t l a n t a Tu e s d a y, O c t o b e r 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 One year has passed since the federal UST opera- tor training require- ments went into effect. To maintain com- pliance, each UST facility must have a designated and trained Class A, B, and C UST operator. With the high turnover rate of retail facility employees and the full schedules of A/B operators, finding a one-size-fits-all training program has been a challenge. Practical American Safety Solutions (PASS) has been integral in helping UST owners and operators meet this challenge. PASS' cost-effective training program is PRACTICAL AMERICAN SAFETY SOLUTIONS: TRAINING, COMPLIANCE Continued on Page 57 Shazi Visram, CEO and Founder of Happy Family, talks about the trends she sees in the convenience and snack categories and how her company's products fit right in. CRSD: What products do you see as being hottest this year? SV: A growing number of consumers are identifying food allergies that weren't diagnosed a few years ago. These people are looking for easy, on-the-go snack options that they can enjoy. At Happy By Yasmina Dhimes, Director of Sales, Forté Product Solutions Looking for efficient and cost-effective solutions to improve your operations? Forté Product Solutions will help. As a leading manufacturer of innovative fix- tures and equipment for the convenience store industry, we specialize in products that create a more inviting environment to attract more customers, generate greater sales and assist you in running a smoother operation. From forecourt to back rooms, Continued on Page 55 The revolutionary Pogo Mop finally allows restaurants to throw away that dreadful mop and bucket. The Pogo Mop is bound to give a wake-up call to the restaurant floor cleaning industry. First, Pogo takes the simplicity of a standard mop and mates it with the powerful cleaning ability of a heavy-duty automat- ic scrubber. The 14-lb., battery-powered Pogo Mop purportedly cleans as well as the small-footprint automatic scrubbers. This machine was tried out at a barbecue chain in Texas, where it made a very Continued on Page 55 HAPPY FAMILY AT THE FOREFRONT OF HEALTHY FOODS C-STORE IMAGING IS OUR FORTÉ POGO INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASES MOP AND BUCKET REPLACEMENT Continued on Page 57 AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH NACS

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