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Category Captains Contest Entry Period Extended

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The entry period for the Convenience Store News 2016 Category Captains awards program has been extended by one week. Nominations will now be accepted through Tuesday, Dec. 22.

The awards honor excellence in innovative, creative and profit-generating category management platforms. This year's contest includes 20 different product categories, from beverages, to candy and snacks, to foodservice items, and much more.

Convenience store industry suppliers and wholesalers that provide retailer customers with category leadership and innovation are eligible to enter. There is no entry fee.

To enter, suppliers and wholesalers must go online and submit an overview synopsis of 800 words or less about their category leadership, a high-resolution company logo, and up to five supporting images of the products or lines offered.

Visit to enter the 2016 CSNews Category Captains awards program. 

Winners will be announced on in February and featured in print in the February Convenience Store News Guide to Category Management.

Click here to see the 2015 Category Captains winners.

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