PHOTO GALLERY: CSNews Had It Covered in 2016
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — From exclusive retailer and consumer research, profiles of key industry leaders, and analysis of top marketing and product trends, Convenience Store News had it all covered in these cover stories of the past year:
January — Our exclusive Forecast Study reveals why now might be the best time ever to be a convenience store retailer.
February — Consumers tell us what they want — and don't want — from convenience stores.
March — Alimentation Couche-Tard tops this year's CSNews Top Growth Chains report.
April — A Tale of Two Ciggies cover story addresses the surprising changes underway in both traditional and electronic cigarettes.
May — Famous restaurateur Danny Meyer sits down for exclusive roundtable discussion at CSNews' Foodservice Summit in New York.
June — Our 41st annual Industry Report documents the industry's unprecedented in-store sales and overall profit growth.
July — This month we feature innovative Parker's convenience stores and our exclusive Top 100 list of c-store retailers.
August — Our August issue puts the spotlight on more than 60 women who are shaping the future of the convenience store industry.
September — September's cover story features our 2016 Retailer Executive of the Year Ari Haseotes of Cumberland Farms and our Day in the Life feature of c-store startup Yesway.
October — Exclusive profile of Maverik headlines our largest issue, which includes the latest on M&A activity, minimum wage laws, mobile apps and more.
November — Our Innovation Issue includes the best new ideas from across the industry, plus our Store Design and New Product award winners.
December — Chet Cadieux of QuikTrip headlines our annual Hall of Fame issue.
Click on the image above to view all 12 covers from this past year.