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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.


Four Reasons Why Hispanics Are Lucrative C-store Shoppers

Only Mexico has a larger Hispanic population than the United States.


Do Health-Minded Convenience Store Shoppers Really Exist?

The channel is still often associated with unhealthy and indulgent foods and beverages.

Casey's General Store pizza

Casey's is recognized for its pizza offering, while 7-Eleven gets a nod for the addition of restaurant-quality foods.

millennials employees

In-store services resonate more with this booming generation.

woman pumping gas

The gender gap is shrinking in the convenience channel.

Sales of rosé and prosecco offer opportunities for retailers.

Diet Coke's relaunch in slim cans

Retailers expect the upswing to continue in 2018.

c-store checkout

Total figure reaches a record 154,958 c-stores at the end of 2017.


Tobacco Talk survey finds Marlboro faces continued pressure.

Candy hearts making up a giant heart

A total of $1.8 billion will be spent on gifts of candy.

gas prices sign

Joint Convenience Store News/Skyline Products survey reveals interesting insights.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Due to a technical glitch, Convenience Store News’ research team did not receive updated sales and operational information from Tripi Foods Inc., the wholesale distributor based in Buffalo, in time for its 2017 Top Wholesalers report.

Logo for the National Association of Tobacco Outlets

NATO Industry Outlook examines market and legislative changes affecting the backbar.

Cumberland Farms

National Pizza Day Survey reveals majority of consumers enjoy fruit on their pie.

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