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Your Partner in Convenience Design and Professional Services

Cuhaci Peterson is a professional commercial design firm intent on exceeding your expectations.

What sets us apart is not what we do but how we do it. For more than 40 years, our daily focus has been making our clients successful. We believe in experiences that build relationships and trusted partnerships.

While we take pride in our team, knowledge, collaboration and results, it is our personal connection with our clients that distinguishes us.

We focus on listening to our clients, understanding their needs, their customers’ need states and creating  solutions that enhance the built environment while  allowing people to live and work smarter and better.

Our firm is driven by the diverse strengths and talents of our team. Collaboration increases our productivity and responsiveness to our clients. Our open and  continuous communication ensures clients are clearly understood throughout our process. Through this approach, we  deliver a unique, customized experience because our designs put objectives, missions and end-user needs first.

Convenience has Changed

The convenience store of today is transforming. Consumer habits were altered in 2020, and while some will go back to the old way of shopping, the convenience business was changed forever. Customers have grown accustomed to new delivery options, having others picking and packing items for them and frictionless checkout.

Now is the time to adjust the old model of convenience to adapt to the way consumers are shopping today.

  • Adopt innovative technology in storage and food preparation
  • Execute responsible store design
  • Leverage smart technical coordination

Systems Integration + End-to-End E-Commerce Solutions

The combination of systems integration and end-to-end e-commerce solutions is fundamentally paramount to delivering on the promise of future retailing excellence.

As convenience operators design future store formats, the integration of e-commerce into the retail network requires an adept team to connect all the systems together and eliminate any gaps in processes and operations.

Multiple-Unit Program Experts

When it comes to running and managing multiple-unit programs, we are your authority in successfully delivering the work you want with results that exceed expectations. Whether it’s two locations or 2,000 locations, we operate at scale with a team committed to programmatic best practices, including seamlessly coordinating and managing teams, identifying risk management, constant communication, determining the client’s needs as it relates to their business goals and overseeing the overall relationship, fostering long-term partnerships.

Our approach is simple. Your success is our success, and through our powerful multiple-unit program management business we will help you flourish through our commitment of turning ideas into value through improvement and innovation.

Work Portfolio

7-Eleven Hero Image Exterior


Circle K Hero Image Building and Gas Pumps

Circle K

Parker's Hero Image Building Exterior

Parker’s Kitchen

Wawa Hero Image Building and Entry


Robust Services

Every aspect of our approach is powered through multidisciplinary expertise that takes you further. From planning and insights to implementation, our collaborative, forward-thinking style provides solutions tailored to our clients’ unique needs now and in the future.


Construction Administration




Project Management

Frictionless Checkout

Retailers know that consumers like control and are beginning to embrace alternative forms of advanced artificial intelligence-based tracking systems, like frictionless checkout experiences. However, its use and adoption become a slippery slope with the proliferation of all forms of camera monitoring technologies as artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology systems become more proficient as well.

By removing barriers at frequent pain points, the implementation of this technology delivers a huge upside for consumers by offering them a seamless and much faster checkout process.

Ghost Kitchens

Ghost kitchens are food preparation and cooking facilities utilizing delivery and takeout as their fulfillment mechanisms. They contain the necessary kitchen equipment and facilities needed for the preparation of meals but have no dining area. Customers place their orders through an app which would then use internal capabilities to incorporate preparation and distribution.

Although not as effective in suburban or rural markets, the ghost kitchen concept is one that allows an operator to expand their variety without expanding their footprint or reducing their current offerings. By consolidating into more affordable real estate, you now can offer additional food genres and variety. There is also no better place to innovate with food and find out what most customers prefer.

Transforming Commerce

Retail has reached an inflection point. Consumers are demanding an unlimited assortment of products, immediate fulfillment and cheaper prices.

How can retailers adapt? What future solutions are available today and who can implement this retail transformation?

Technology Tools

We approach each opportunity with the goal of innovating through new and existing technology. Our digital services empower us to make smart choices and make them faster by revealing the connections between our clients, data, design, and impact.

We recognize emerging technologies as market disruptions and embrace them to promote change and create value while being our client’s trusted partner. And we realize that as clients differ, so do their technology needs and design custom solutions that deliver results.

Thought Leaders

Our experts are dedicated to identifying current and future trends, market implications, producing timely insights that help drive decisions and solutions, and advise clients in all the sectors we serve.

Tapping into a wealth of experience, our team has a nuanced understanding of the factors that impact our clients. That’s why our results go beyond the basic requirements. Our tailored services help clients achieve their business goals and improve their bottom line.

About Cuhaci Peterson

What sets us apart is not what we do but how we do it. For more than 40 years, our daily focus has been making our clients successful. We believe in experiences that build relationships and trusted partnerships. While we take pride in our team, knowledge, collaboration and results, it is our personal connection and deep dive understanding of our clients’ needs that distinguishes us.

Through our expertise, creativity and collective approach we give our clients the power to aspire, create and accomplish as we face the challenges of tomorrow, together.

CP At A Glance

Tomorrow, Together

Let’s make something great. Reach out to get more information about how we can help your vision come to life.

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