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Research & Data

Comprehensive research on retailer, consumer and product trends across the convenience and retail industries. Includes exclusive proprietary Convenience Store News research studies.


FoodInsight: Supercharge Your 2020

Three big things you need to know from the latest Datassential c-store shopper research.

Clean restrooms

Survey Says Clean Restrooms Drive Higher Rings

More than six in 10 Americans willing to spend more at businesses that keep restrooms tidy.

Inside a convenience store

Consolidation and profitability challenges take their toll on the smallest companies.

Eight in 10 shoppers don't even visit the candy aisle when in a convenience store.

With the right conditions, cannabidiol products are poised to explode in 2020.

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

What some thought was a flash in the pan has now become a significant force.

Breakfast to go

Morning foods that offer function, convenience and enjoyment are likely to see continued growth.

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

More than half say a self-checkout option would change their decision to abandon a purchase due to a long line.

Bluecore: 39% of retail brands say they are prioritizing improving experience or increasing customer value in 2020.

Servings of specialty coffee ordered at these sites are up 14 percent.

Among Mintel's suggestions are appealing to flexitarians and promoting health over philosophical motivations.

TrendSource: Younger cohorts, including millennials, are more receptive to cannabis products and in-store automation.

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