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Convenience Store News Industry Report 2020 Deep Dive: Candy & Snacks

Candy and snacks fulfill various need states for consumers — from satisfying a craving, to treating or rewarding themselves, to supporting their emotional wellbeing, to taking part in important holidays and celebrations. In this special “Candy & Snacks Deep Dive” report, a bonus supplement to the Convenience Store News 2020 Industry Report, we present exclusive data and analysis of the candy, salty snacks and alternative snacks categories.

Convenience Store News Industry Report 2020 Deep Dive: Tobacco

Despite new regulations further challenging the business, tobacco remains a top moneymaker for the nation's convenience stores. In this special “Tobacco Deep Dive” report, a bonus supplement to the Convenience Store News 2020 Industry Report, we present exclusive data and analysis of the cigarettes and other tobacco products categories.

Now a core component of many convenience store retailers' strategic plans, foodservice has solidified itself as a critical puzzle piece in convenience retailing success today. In this special “Foodservice Deep Dive” report, a bonus supplement to the Convenience Store News 2020 Industry Report, we present exclusive data and analysis of the prepared food and dispensed beverage categories.

Most respondents expect their business to return to 75 percent of normal by July 1.

C-stores posted strong 2019 in-store sales and profits, but that performance will be near-impossible to duplicate in the wake of COVID-19.

Three-quarters of convenience store shoppers patronize the same store every time.

C-stores are expanding their offerings, giving shoppers reasons to spend more per visit.

Staying in stock and keeping employees safe are top concerns.

What exactly does a positive customer experience mean to convenience store shoppers? What’s most important to them?

A study by Convenience Store News’ parent company identifies shopper behavior impacts.

This year’s ranking is led by a new player that’s building up a sizeable industry presence.

The findings of the 18th annual Convenience Store News Forecast Study show a slightly more sober view compared to the previous year.

Exclusive data and analysis of the highs and lows projected for the convenience store industry in the year ahead.

Exclusive research uncovers how c-stores can win the share-of-stomach battle.

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