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    After seeing many organizations I saw that SAASOA is very enterprising and are a core of the business community in and around Alabama. SAASOA is doing a lot of  good for the people in the community by doing many activities like Blood Camps, Health Fairs, Volunteering activities, Scholarships, etc. I am lucky to be a part of a group like this and I encourage my friends and community members to be a part of SAASOA.

    -Mahesh Batavia, Liquor Store Member, Mobile
  • In the nearly 2 years that we have been partnered with SAAAOA we have seen a growth in sales, profits and customer count in their group’s stores. The key to maximizing this is to become more seamless in execution,pricing and positioning. I am excited about the future with SAASOA and Coca-Cola.


    -Patrick Gueret, Coca Cola

    SAASOA’s intention is to help their members and our community should support it by joining it. SAASOA is very committed to help our community and the financial profits are very substantial.

    -Haresh Patel, Multiple Store Member, Montgomery
    Each and every member of SAASOA have their own voice. When it comes to making decision everyone is involved. We are like one big family!
    -Rocky Patel, Multiple Store Member, Saraland

  • The attention to detail and the constant striving to attain complete compliance by it's members is a true testament to the dedication the leaders of this organization have to it's success.  I am proud, on the behalf of Hackney, to be associated with such a successful and influential group such as SAASOA.
    -Marty Howell, H.T.Hackney
    SAASOA has not only successfully brought the businesses together, but they have also brought the communities together.
    -Nishit Prajapati, Multiple Store Member, Ozark
    My relationship with SAASOA has been a huge influence on my personal and professional life. Over the past years I have learned on their culture and values and how important solid relationships are. I truly believe that their passion for the community is genuine.
    -Mike Pritchett, GDC, Mobile

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What do truck stops and convenience stores have in common? Both have been around since the first half of the twentieth century; both cater to the fast-casual, to-go market; and both have become staples of our everyday lives.

The business models are similar, too. Owners typically generate a high profit margin on products sold in their stores, while they break even on the gasoline purchase that brought the customer to their business in the first place. Moreover, truck stops and c-stores are always looking for ways to expand their services and capture a larger share of the marketplace. If you operate a truck stop or c-store, here are ten tips that will help you do just that.

1. Embrace the Coffee Craze

The craft coffee craze has been percolating for the past several years now. If you haven’t jumped on board the bandwagon, you really should. According to a July study from the food industry web site, Datassential, 56 percent of today’s coffee drinkers would visit a “craft coffee” shop and 22 percent already have. Switching to high-end, origin coffee, and replacing the glass pot with thermals are steps you can take to show your customers you aren’t just aware of the “revolutionary third wave of coffee”; you’re riding it.



It is that exciting time of the year where we all head down to Orlando, FL to the beautiful Gaylord Palms!

Registration is open!

Please CLICK HERE for registration for the trade show!

SAASOA Members get free entry to the Trade Show!

SAASOA Members are also eligible for free rooms. Registration information for free rooms will be available via the SAASOA Telegram App. Please contact your Local Leaders or ask a question in the SAASOA Telegram App if you have any questions.

Free Rooms are available on First Come, First Serve basis!

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