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Awards & Events

Coverage of major industry award programs and events, including CSNews' Best New Products Awards, Category Captains, Top Women in Convenience, Foodservice Innovators, and Hall of Fame.

CBD products

Grabbing the First-Mover Advantage in CBD & Cannabis

Nielsen: Fast-moving consumer goods retail, like c-stores, expected to play a big part.

Celebrating 50 Years: Products That Changed Convenience Retailing

Spectacular hits, and some misses, mark five decades of c-store product innovation.

Ahold Delhaize and Kroger executives present at the 2019 Path to Purchase Expo.

Marketing executives from Walgreens and CVS share strategies at the 2019 Path to Purchase Expo.

Coca-Cola Energy

Four energy drink varieties will launch nationwide in January 2020.

Alto-Shaam's Vector H Series Multi-Cook Ovens

The compact and ventless countertop models are designed for foodservice operations with limited space.

Casey's logo

Women occupy 55 percent of the seats on the retailer's corporate board.

The beverage segmentation tool clusters store-level shopper and drink demand data.


Integrated solution from GK Software enables c-store retailers to unify in-store and at-the-pump retailing operations.

This year's winners deliver best-in-class layouts, branding and amenities to their customers.

Opening speaker Alyssa Raine will offer guidance on how to combine technology with the human touch.

Digital payment

Minimizing friction and sharing actionable data will help c-store retailers and brands get ahead.

Several top c-store industry distributors used this year’s event to announce big news.

Marley Natural CBD products

Docklight Brands developed a portfolio of products with the family of reggae icon Bob Marley.

Suppliers highlighted solutions retailers need to stay competitive in today’s fast-changing market.

As consumers look to snacks to fulfill need states, suppliers are delivering new items.

See what this year’s five Women of the Year had to say.

The national crackdown on youth vapor use was a hot topic at this year’s expo.

PDI Software

The network unlocks promotional and analytical tools previously not available to retailers or accessible to CPGs.

NACS Show 2019 logo

The annual event tallied a record 36,929 scans in the Cool New Products Preview Room.

Premium, better-for-you and clean label were among the top product themes.

Premier Protein 30g Bars

These bars are packed with 30 grams of protein for a quick, on-the-go meal replacement.

Enmarket strategically uses color to help customers identify the different areas of the store.

Suppliers showed off new products that tap into existing and emerging flavor trends.

Greg Parker, CEO of The Parkers Co., and Eric Jones, chief information officer (CIO) at The Parkers Cos., to discuss retail technology.

7-Eleven & Parker's take center stage at the 2019 Technology Leadership Roundtable & Awards Dinner.

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