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


Foodservice Study 2019: Opportunities & Optimism Mix With Obstacles

In this special bonus supplement to the 2019 Convenience Store News Foodservice Study, we present exclusive data and analysis of the foodservice category’s opportunities and challenges.

cigarette sales

C-store Retailers Report 'Lots of Confusion' in Tobacco Category

E-cigarette flavor bans are leading to thinning inventories and consumer pantry-loading.

Energy drinks

The Beverage Buzz Q3 2019 survey also found that the fitness/performance energy segment is going mainstream.


The retailer receives the highest overall rankings in six categories.

Edge by Ascential's Retail Market Monitor chart

An analysis by Edge by Ascential points to consumers' focus on price and speed.

The c-store retailer took top honors in both total satisfaction and service quality within the U.S. overall.

Exclusive research investigates consumers’ thoughts on prepared foods and beverages.

Millennials eating

Gen Z and younger millennials appreciate customization, elevated classics and more.

Mars Wrigley's Path to Purchase approach suggests using occasions to drive conversions and treating candy as a treat, not a snack.

The exterior of a convenience store

NACS quarterly survey finds sales will be driven by weather and geopolitical events.

Buc-ee's logo

The retailer was rated No. 1 overall, while Wawa and QuikTrip won honors in the most states.

The chain’s Double Stuff Crust Pepperoni Pizza generates high purchase intent.

CBD oil

Consumers seek to treat various health ailments and improve general wellness.

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