ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-5-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Reed Armstrong has joined NACS as products & services manager. Armstrong comes to NACS after several years as an advisor at Cresa, a corporate real estate firm. Earlier in his career, Armstrong also served as a marketing associate, research & insights consulting, at The Advisory Board Company.Armstrong earned a BA in American studies, with a strong disciplinary focus in business, organizations and society, from Franklin & Marshall College.
Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS (nacsonline.com) is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 151,000 stores across the country, posted $696 billion in total sales in 2013, of which $491 billion were motor fuels sales. NACS has 2,100 retail and 1,600 supplier member companies, which do business in nearly 50 countries.