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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.

 

Forecast 2020: What’s the Prognosis for the C-store Industry?

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

Cannabis & CBD

Consumers See Cannabis Products Playing a Role in Managing Health

Adults see promise in treating a variety of conditions, but more education is needed.

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.

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

The regional retailer is recognized for its sustained focus and excellence in assortment relevance and private brand.

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Shoppers expect retailers to offer new ways to save them time and effort.

C-stores can do a better job of satisfying the needs of better-for-you shoppers.

An increase in better-for-you item sales was a contributing factor.

Nearly half of shoppers are taking advantage of the service, while still making weekly stock-up trips.

Catalina & Koupon

Koupon and Catalina team up to provide a more holistic understanding of consumer purchase behaviors.

CBD oil

Consumers are making the substance part of their daily routine, but supply and information gaps exist.

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