Convenience shops normally cost significantly higher costs than typical grocery stores or supermarkets, as these stores order smaller portions of stock at greater per-unit prices from wholesalers. However, comfort stores make up for this loss by having longer open hours, serving more areas, and having shorter cashier lines. Then, over the years, more specialised (and cleaner!) shops picked away at their commerce, leaving them with only “resale” business.
Items not generally offered embody Slurpees, lottery tickets, automobile provides, and gasoline. Chilean comfort stores are sometimes discovered at gasoline-stations in most urban and close to-city areas on highways. Examples of those are Punto/Pronto (owned by Copec), Spacio 1 (Petrobras, previously called Tigermarket and On The Run before Esso Chile was owned by Petrobras), Va y Ven (Terpel), Upa! In the 2010s, fashionable comfort stores have been launched, mainly by the AMPM firm. In Costa Rica, household-owned and operated convenience shops called … Read More