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Few convenience store retailers think their sales in the beer category will decline this year.
C-store operators are less optimistic about the category this year.
Uncertainty around regulation contributes to a very mixed forecast.
Positive expectations for both dollar sales and unit volume growth are up year over year.
The majority of c-store operators expect status quo for the candy category this year.
The exclusive Convenience Store News Forecast Study provides dollar and unit volume projections.
At least six out of 10 c-store operators expect an increase in both dollar and gallon sales.
Shopper research reveals the convenience channel needs a new value proposition.
The convenience store industry’s constituents have a largely positive view on the year ahead.
From CBD to plants to probiotics, consumers are more conscious about their purchases.
Datassential spotlights the developments having the greatest impact on the category right now.
While the dish has very familiar ingredients, it’s a fresh concept in the eyes of consumers.