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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.


Gas Demand Plummets Across the U.S.

As Americans are advised to stay home, the national average pump price falls to $1.92 — 81 cents less expensive than a year ago.

More Than Half of Convenience Retailers See Their Grocery Sales Rise Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Operators are adding more cleaning/toiletry items, emphasizing ready-to-heat meals, and showcasing multipack/bulk items.

This year’s ranking is led by a new player that’s building up a sizeable industry presence.

New research from Coca-Cola examines what it takes to drive consumer trial, frequency and advocacy.

A study by Convenience Store News’ parent company identifies shopper behavior impacts.

The world is largely past the first stage of proactive health-minded buying that drove only minor changes to sales patterns.

Gas prices

On average, fuel is 50 cents per gallon cheaper than it was one year ago.

The national average at $2.25 is 20 cents less than the beginning of the month.

Indulgent sweet and savory snacks are making a comeback as Americans seek balance.

The interactive conference will explore food trends, operations, safety and technology.

Diving into what’s next courtesy of Datassential’s latest FoodBytes report.

Inside a convenience store

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

Millennials and members of Generation Z bring unique shopping perspectives.

Almost 90 percent of consumers say chocolate, candy, gum and mints are an essential part of their lives.

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