The Shifting Outlook for E-Tobacco
The FDA has set its sights on lower-risk alternatives to cigarettes. However, heat-not-burn products and other innovations still face a …
Making the Cigar Category a Top Draw
Despite a spate of regulatory ordinances, retailers expect cigar sales to continue to rise.
More Consumers Go for Smokeless
Slow but steady describes the growth in sales of snuff, snus and moist chew the convenience store channel has experienced …
A Look at Customer Behavior on Summer Road Trips
Half of customers say gas prices have no effect on the amount of travel they expect to do this summer, …
Tobacco Accessories Heat Up
While lighters and cigarette papers have been the traditional backbone of the tobacco accessories category, the vaping segment offers new …
Salty Snacks Show Growth
Americans love chips and other salty snacks, but purchasing preferences seem to be changing at a quicker pace than in …
Millennials’ Impact on Foodservice Menus
Millennials’ impact on foodservice has operators adapting to provide more fresh, and made-to-order options.
Propelling Gum & Mints Forward
Innovative flavors, formats and packaging have increased trial and impulse sales for the c-store gum and mint category.
Revamping the Candy Category
A top indulgent impulse purchase from the candy category, chocolate continues to sweeten basket sales for c-stores.
Forecourt of the Future
The forecourt of the future, where customers pull up to a gas pump and say to their car, their phone …