Cigars Await Future Regulation
Cigar sales are up a healthy 7% year-over-year at c-stores, but potential flavor and age regulations loom.
Connecticut Becomes 16th State to Pass Tobacco 21 Law
The new law, which also prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21, will take effect …
Report: How Legal Cannabis Affects U.S. Snacking Industry
Shifting cannabis laws present new opportunities for food and beverage markets.
The Importance of Keeping it Clean
Restroom cleanliness and employee hygiene can directly impact a c-store’s bottom line.
Pushing Your Pizza Offer
Pepperoni and sausage may still lead the pack of favorite toppings, but American consumers are getting more adventurous when it …
Adding Spark to Energy Shots
Amid slowing sales, product placement helps retailers sell energy shots.
Roller Grill Flaunts Flavor
The roller grill offers easily executed foodservice options with opportunity for variety from new flavors and toppings.
Flavorless Future for Vaping?
Flavored e-cig bans are being considered; meanwhile, c-store sales of electronic smoking devices rose 163% to $2.8 billion in 2018.
Adult Beverages Remain Strong
2019 will see alcoholic beverage trends emerge, like alternative packaging and health-conscious options.
Bakery Sales Booming
Customers want fresh bakery products like bagels, cookies and doughnuts for breakfast.