Becoming a Necessity Store During COVID-19
As COVID-19 disrupts businesses across industries, convenience stores have an opportunity to show they are significant to their communities by …
Electronic Payments Evolve
Mobile wallets and use of mobile apps are expected to grow in 2020 as customers set expectations with retailers.
CBD & Hemp Market Cutting Traditional Retail’s Way
Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp are trending in a big way in 2020, and their presence is expected to only grow …
Energy Drinks Anticipate Upbeat 2020
“Energy drinks have been on a solid growth trajectory in recent years and, in fact, saw accelerated growth in 2019 …
US House Passes Vape Flavor Ban
Critics calling bill government overreach, too soon to judge effectiveness of December’s tobacco 21 restriction.
Trump Administration Tightens SNAP Requirements
The change, which will take effect April 1, 2020, could reduce the number of SNAP recipients by 700,000.
What’s the Difference Between CBD Oil and CBD Tinctures?
Cannabis as a medical supplement is gaining in popularity. Two of the most popular ways for CBD consumers to ingest …
How to Inspect Your Convenience Store
Regularly conducting walk-through inspections can help keep your c-stores running smoothly.
2020 to See Higher Fuel Spending for Some Consumers
GasBuddy predicts the nation’s yearly gasoline bill will increase by over $1 billion from last year as the average household …
FDA Bans Most Flavored E-Cigarettes
Companies must cease to manufacture, distribute and sell the flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes, excluding tobacco and menthol, in 30 days following …