• Vape Unfairness and Misconceptions by Government
    February 7, 2020

    The vape file continues to take many different twists and turns with little communication or consultation by the Ministry of Health from the convenience store sector. Today adult smokers buy their cigarette needs in various sizes, strengths and brands with the convenience stores demonstrating a 96%+ pass rate for age testing responsibility as declared by […]

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    Retail Robbery Prevention Tips
    January 20, 2020

    At OCSA we believe good safety management is only achieved when it becomes a normal part of our daily routines as owners, managers and staff — when it becomes habitual. In order to create stores where safety is the norm for everyone, good habits have to start at the top. In other words, safety needs […]

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    Lottery Represents Opportunity For Convenience Stores
    January 20, 2020

    Convenience stores sell 75% of all lottery products in Ontario with this category representing our single largest traffic generator in conjunction with the OLG. Many new games are regularly launched by our partners at the OLG, creating customer interest and excitement while allowing for additional impulse sales. Large Lotto Max and 649 jackpots have brought […]

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