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self-serve gasoline phenomenon

Mass Retailing Institute

self-serve gasoline phenomenon

an inside look at the frantic world of self-service : who"s involved, how, and what it means to pricing--and to you

by Mass Retailing Institute

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Published by The Institute in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Service stations,
  • Self-service stores

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMass Retailing Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15] p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14520381M

    'Certainly, some of these innovations are burdensome (though they likely have reduced the cost of providing services and therefore the cost to the customers). But a lot of these innovations-- self-serve gasoline, online banking, etc-- seem to me to either remove an unnecessary middleman in a transaction or actually improve service quality/5(16).   McDonalidization McDonaldization, as stated by George Ritzer “is the process by which the principles of the fast-food restaurant are coming to dominate more and more sectors of American society as well as the rest of the world” this is the modern day version of .

    Suppose a study reports that the average price for a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is $ You believe that the figure is higher in your area of the country. You decide to test this claim for your part of the United States by randomly calling gasoline stations.   Buy Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day by Lambert, Craig (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(19).

    Buy Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day Reprint by Lambert, Craig (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). What happened? Somebody started offering a lower price for gasoline if one pumped the fuel oneself. The concept was based on cost savings to the employer (hiring fewer attendants) being passed on to the customer. (Today’s high self-serve gasoline prices is a topic for .


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The majors’ split island concept — a self-serve bay next to a full-service bay — and the independents’ high-volume self-serves and convenience stores led the way.

Between andthe market share of self-serve gasoline doubled to 30 per­cent, and a year later it broke 50 percent to over­take full service.

A state act prohibiting self-service gasoline stations was upheld in the case of Reingold et al. Harper, Commissioner of Labor and Industry, 72 A.

(2d) (Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Ma ). The plaintiffs operated a self-service station in. New Jersey is the one state in the nation where motorists cannot pump their own gas, and many New Jerseyans remain proud of that.

They see. Examples like the drive-thru, salad bars, self-serve gasoline, ATM’s, microwave dinners, and self-serve soda fountains are all examples in which convenience is emphasized. Interestingly, the customer often ends up doing the work that would have been previously done for them, but are now paying for the “privilege” to do it themselves.

By Steve Buckstein. Only two states prohibit motorists from pumping their own gasoline: New Jersey and Oregon. I’m not sure what excuses the powers-that-be use in New Jersey, but here they in-effect warn that “you’ll set yourself on fire.”The ban went into effect inand the only attempt to end it failed at the polls in Self-service is the practice of serving oneself, usually when making purchases.

Aside from Automatic Teller Machines, which are not limited to banks, and customer-operated supermarket check-out, labor-saving of which has been described as self-sourcing, there is the latter's subset, selfsourcing and a related pair: End-user development and End-user computing.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Examples are plentiful: the drive-up window, salad bars, fill your own cup, self-serve gasoline, ATM's, Voice Mail, microwave dinners and supermarkets (versus the old-time groceries where you gave your order to the grocer).

The interesting element here is that the customer often ends up doing the work that previously was done for them. The lower labor costs of operating a purely self-serve station are also seen as a reason for getting rid of full-serve, though it’s worth noting that most gas prices in New Jersey are already.

The Gig Economy is likely larger in South Florida — always a hotbed for self-employment and small business activity — than in most parts of the country.

Here, there are fewer large. an example of mcdonaldization is an obese community. Examples of McDonaldization drive-thru window filling your own cup at a fast-food restaurant texting instead of calling someone eating.

Beyond that, many 7-Elevens have spits or grills to dispense “Hot to Go” foods. And more than 10 percent of 7-Elevens now have a self-service gasoline pump. It all adds up to a volume of about $ billion a year, which makes the 7-Eleven operation bigger than the Grand Union supermarket chain or the R.H.

Macy department store system. This is all thanks to a new state law that went into effect on Monday, allowing gas stations in rural parts of the state to offer self-serve gas pumps, according to the Bend Bulletin.

The paper. Examples are plentiful: the drive-up window, salad bars, fill your own cup, self-serve gasoline, ATM's, Voice Mail, microwave dinners and supermarkets (versus the old-time groceries where you gave your order to the grocer). McDonaldization In My Life - Today McDonaldization In My Life.

Self Serve Petroleum. All rights reserved. Self-Service Gasoline: Legalizing Freedom (New Jersey, Oregon hold out) By Robert Bradley Jr. -- “For years, the lobby of small gas station owners worried they would be crushed by big oil companies, which then owned most stations, and could afford to install the modern pumps and canopies self-service demanded.

San Diego County’s 33 branch libraries have begun curbside pickup to help residents practice social distancing while still enjoying books, music and movies.

Starting Wednesday, library patrons can use the online catalog or call their branch, place orders for the books or other materials, and then pick them up between the hours of 9 a.m. and p.m. when the material is ready.

Question. An automotive expert claims that the large number of self-serve gasoline stations has resulted in poor automobile.

maintenance, and that the average tire pressure is more than 4 pounds per square inch (psi) below its manufacturer’s specification.

Yes, only Oregon and New Jersey are the only two states that don't have self-service gas stations. I lived just outside of Portland, Oregon, from October of through January ofand I had the same experience when I moved there and crossed into the Oregon border from California on I-5, around dusk or so, I stopped at a gas station to fill up the U-Haul and the Mustang I was driving (My.

The national average for regular self-serve gasoline has dropped nearly 11 cents from a week ago, to $ per gallon. By W. Scott Bailey Sep 8,pm CDT.

Suppose a study reports that the average price for a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is $ You believe that the figure is higher in your area of the country.

You decide to test this claim for your part of the United States by randomly calling gasoline stations. Your random survey of 25 stations produces the following prices (all in $).

Assume gasoline prices for a region are.McDonaldization (or McDonaldisation) is a term used by sociologist George Ritzer in his book The McDonaldization of Society (). He describes it as the process by which a society takes on the.

Oregonians and People in New Jersey Aren’t Allowed to Pump Their Own Gas. one for each season. I was very happy on a recent trip to beautiful Oregon where the gasoline was actually cents a gallon cheaper, and was pumped into your vehicle by an attendant. I love the idea of attendants being required to pump gas, it creates jobs.