Sweetening Fall Candy Sales
After an uncertain 18 months, candy sales are looking promising with better-for-you varieties, mega packs of gum and mints, and …
5 Healthy Opportunities for C-Stores
Customers say they’re interested in healthy eating, a concept that means different things to different shoppers. This gives c-stores numerous …
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 …