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Five Key Consumer Behaviors Are Changing the Convenience Retail Space

All aspects of convenience store operations must join forces to meet the new shopper expectations.

Foodservice Sales Suffer as More Than Half of Shoppers Are Eating at Home More Often

Diners anticipate eating out less even after the pandemic, according to a new Acosta report.

Salty snacks and sweet treat consumption increases as consumers report less avoidance of sugar, salt and alcohol.

The fuel company introduces road trip planning materials, Spotify playlists and safety tips to support a "StateEscape."

Stewart’s Shops’ ice cream limited-time offers highlight what flavors hit the mark.

C-store foodservice shoppers don’t want to have to sacrifice quality for price.

Nearly three-quarters say the holiday is more important than ever as Americans look to add some normalcy and joy to what has been an unprecedented time.

Contactless payment at retail

Since January, no-touch payments have increased for 69 percent of retailers surveyed by NRF and Forrester.

NPD Group: Nearly four in 10 shoppers say having snacks and treats on hand is part of their pantry strategy.

More than a third say they are worse off financially now than they were pre-pandemic.

Beer buying drives men to c-stores, while candy buying is a sweet spot for women.

Diners are ready to enjoy the foods they've missed most while at home.

Family summer road trip

Still, this season will bring the first decline in summer travel since 2009.

Masked checkout

Access to hand sanitizer, ways of minimizing contact and clean bathrooms are among their top concerns.

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