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October 2017 Issue
October 2017 Issue

octobER 2017 ISSUE

  • COVER STORY: A High-Flying Experience Pilot Flying J brings its network in a new direction with the debut of Pilot Flying J.
  • SMALL OPERATOR: Pirates of the Convenience Channel
  • EXPERT'S VIEW: It's Still Lonely at the Top for C-store Women
  • GETTING TO THE CORE: Conversing About Coffee
  • OPERATORS: What You Need to Know About the New Generation of Workers
  • FOODSERVICE: Powering the Day & Bottom Line With Breakfast 
  • CANDY & SNACKS: The Wrap on Novelty & Seasonal Candy 

...and more.

September 2017 Issue
September 2017 Issue

SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUE

  • COVER STORY: Leaving a Rich Legacy Former RaceTrac CEO and Retailer Executive of the Year Allison Moran takes pride in many milestone achievements.
  • SMALL OPERATOR: Operation: Convenience Store Turnaround
  • EXPERT'S VIEW: The 'Sandwich Generation' Is in a Pickle
  • GETTING TO THE CORE: Cutting Back Consumption
  • TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Payments' Time Has Come
  • FOODSERVICE: Bringing a Chef's Perspective 
  • CANDY & SNACKS: Not Your Father's Jerky 

...and more.

August 2017 Issue
August 2017 Issue

August 2017 Issue

  • COVER STORY: Wonder Women. Fourth-annual Top Women in Convenience awards honor 50 formidable females.
  • Convenience Channel Sales Lagging Behind Last Year’s Growth
  • Are You Appealing to Fresh & Healthy Millennials?
  • FOODSERVICE: How to Raise the Bar at Your Coffee Bar
  • COLD VAULT: Wine Sales Uncorked
  • IN-STORE MERCHANDISING: Getting Specific With General Merchandise 
  • MOTOR FUELS: The Pump-to-Store Conundrum 

...and more.

July 2017 Issue
July 2017 Issue

July 2017 Issue

  • COVER STORY: View From the Top. Continuing consolidation puts more stores in the hands of the biggest c-store chains
  • Attract, Train & Retain
  • FOODSERVICE: Grabbing Customers Before They’re Gone
  • FOODSERVICE: Snack Food Is in Demand as Part of Meals 
  • GUIDE TO CANDY & SNACKS: Welcome to Modern-Day Snacking

...and more.

June 2017 Issue
June 2017 Issue

June 2017 Issue

  • COVER STORY Convenience Stores: Retailing’s Anomaly. The convenience channel continues to thrive as other retailers face dire challenges.
  • What’s Behind a Great C-store Shopping Trip?
  • FOODSERVICE: Finding the Dough in Pizza
  • FOODSERVICE: Exploring Culinary Trends
  • FOODSERVICE: Gourmet-Coffee Gains

...and more.

May 2017 Issue
May 2017 Issue

May 2017 Issue

  • COVER STORY: The 50% Solution. The most successful players in convenience foodservice are getting more than half their overall profits from the category, but what does it take to get there?
  • Looking Ahead, Not Back
  • QuickChek celebrates its golden anniversary with new vigor.
  • A Better-for-You Bottom Line
  • MOTOR FUELS: Elevating the Fuel Pumping Experience
  • FOODSERVICE: Growing in a Challenging Environment 
  • TOBACCO: In With the New
  • TECHNOLOGY: Marketing to Today’s Mobile Consumer Convenience 

...and more.

April 2017 Issue
April 2017 Issue

April 2017 Issue

  • COVER STORY: Is the C-store Tobacco Business About to Get Turbulent? Strong headwinds appear to be on their way, blowing in with various threats.
  • Couche-Tard + CST Brands = ???
  • Competitive Watch: Amazon Go
  • FOODSERVICE: Bringing Teamwork to the Table

...and more.

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