How Can Convenience Stores Protect Tobacco Sales?
Executing the basics and staying active to fight against government overreach are among the keys to maintaining solid tobacco sales.
Chocolate Outlook Seems Sweet
Chocolate sales are on the upswing at convenience stores, and retailers are optimistic for the months ahead as pandemic restrictions …
What’s a Snack Cake?
The snack cake segment accounts for nearly $4.8 million in sales for convenience stores.
Down Year for Seeds and Nuts
Over the past decade, seeds and nuts have enjoyed exceptionally broad appeal across a variety of demographic groups thanks to …
How Can C-Stores Maximize Jerky Sales?
Keeping this category well stocked with new flavors, regional and national brands and a variety of forms and protein types …
Electronic Payments Accelerate
The COVID-19 pandemic sped up digital disruption, with businesses rushing to enable contactless payment options from EMV to mobile wallets.
Retailers Look Forward to Pre-Pandemic Levels of Summer Traffic
C-stores anticipate growth in categories like dispensed cold beverages and coffee, as well as immediate consumption prepared foods.
Hand Sanitizers See Biggest HBA Growth
In 2020, the health and beauty aid (HBA) category struggled overall, but sales of hand sanitizers and masks helped compensate …
Salty Snacks Sales Hit a Snag
The pandemic soured sales in 2020, but trends say salty snacks should see a sweet rebound.
Customers Munch Into 2021
Snack sales continue to prove a bright spot during the pandemic.