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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.


Who's the Health-Conscious C-store Shopper?

Convenience store retailers have a prime opportunity to increase sales with this consumer.

Top 10 Convenience Brands - 2017 New Product Pacesetters

Beverages & Snacks Dominate 2017's Most Successful C-store New Products

Median year-one sales tipped the scales at $31.7 million.

A pile of cigarettes

Wells Fargo Securities survey finds continued pressure in the tobacco category.

fuel pumps

Prices are expected to increase another 5 to 10 cents this season.

Gen Z & social media

Food media, peers and the need for community heavily influence young consumers' food culture.

Global flavors, choice are the wave of the future.

Datassential offers view of current and coming trends at NACS State of the Industry Summit.

CST Brand's Corner Store interior

Nielsen: Operators can change perceptions through product optimization and utilizing promotions.

digital ordering on a smartphone

NPD Group: The share of digital delivery by third-party services is more than double among full-service restaurants vs. quick-service outlets.

Female senior leadership

Turnover for women is nearly four times that of men at the senior executive and C-suite level.

CSNews Top 20 Growth Chains logo

Many on this year’s list got there by gobbling up midsize convenience channel players.

mobile marketing

Koupon Media releases its latest State of the Industry report.

Couche0Tard logo

Retailer’s growth is having ripple effect on the c-store industry at large.

Friends toasting with beer mugs

New report finds the age group prefers spirits, like vodka and gin, over beer.

Consumer wellness concerns may require certain categories to change their ways.

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