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L-R, Welcome Party in Armory Square, NOCO Express receives NY Lottery Retailer of the Year
Award, and retail attendees stream into the Oncenter exhibit hall for the Trade Show

 Trade Show Success!

Thanks to all Sponsors, Exhibitors, Speakers, Volunteers,

and Retail Attendees for a great 30th Anniversary celebration! 

Congratulations, New York Convenience Store Hall of Fame Inductees: 

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Peter Tamburro, Kevin Kenyon, Josh Altman, Amy Baldovin
CalendarCalendar of upcoming C-store industry events 
Education Programs
scholarpicNYACS Scholarship Foundation application for 2016 NYACS Emmy Seng Scholarship
Train your employees under New York Lottery's new underage sale prevention program
Access Online Certified Food Safety Training to meet 20-C food service licensing requirements
training graphic sqOnline Tobacco Sales Training to protect your tobacco and lottery licenses



Latest C-Store Industry News
AmypicNYACS Vice President Amy Baldovin inducted into NY Convenience Store Hall of Fame
SNAPsqSpeak up! Tell Congress not to let USDA disqualify convenience stores from accepting SNAP
firesupNYS to partially lift fire suppression mandate for gas stations effective 10/3/16
minwageDramatic increases in NYS minimum wage approved by Governor Cuomo, Legislature
air servTown of Hempstead wants gas stations to give away tire inflation services for free
calorieBoard2FDA menu labeling mandate compliance date extended into 2017
SNAPsqUSDA proposes SNAP rules that could disqualify some convenience stores from participating
microbeadsPersonal care products containing microbeads banned by 3 Western NY counties
gaspumpSeneca Indian gas station would cost >$1.6 million per year in lost taxes: NYACS
gaspumpSeneca Indian gas station in Niagara Falls a 'poke in the eye' to local retailers: NYACS
Common Sense Menu Labeling legislation passes House; Senate is next
Smokeless'Banning' flavored tobacco products would just shift sales to unregulated sources
minwageGov. Cuomo's schedule for increasing New York's minimum wage is unsustainable
slipfallsignPreventing slips, trips and falls by customers and employees in your store this winter
Skimming deviceStatewide inspections find payment card skimming devices on 6 gas pumps
Calendar2016 Regulatory Calendar for New York convenience store operators
lottery logoNYACS to New York State: Shut down 'Jackpocket' mobile sales of lottery tickets
dec logo1-Year phase-in of UST Operator Training requirement begins; know your responsibilities
SchneidermanAGpicnewKingpin of huge cigarette smuggling ring nailed by A.G. Schneiderman on 198 counts
SenTimKennedysqState Senator on proposed fire suppression mandate reform: 'We're all gonna die!'
SenTimKennedysqNYACS to State Senator on fire suppression histrionics: 'You're all wet!'
License2015New DMV brochure familiarizes retailers with security features of redesigned driver's license 
Help wanted picNYACS Trading Post: Member convenience store job listings, stores and equipment for sale, and more
CO2Commercial buildings must install CO detectors; 1-year transition period permitted
leaky bucketNew York still has most severe cigarette smuggling in the nation, says Mackinac Center
StateCapitolphotoAbout Convenience PAC, the vehicle through which NYACS supports candidates for state office
Local Issues
K2New York City Council OKs penalties for retailers selling synthetic marijuana
Fatal shooting on Rochester street, let's blame a convenience store
plasticbagTo keep up with Rwanda, New Paltz bans retailers from giving shoppers plastic carryout bags