Convenience Store News releases topline findings of its 2017 Technology Study.
Affluent millennial men are most likely to use mobile payments.
YouGov BrandIndex research reveals Hershey's, Lay's and M&M'S rank as top three.
Retailers should ask several questions before devising and implementing a strategy.
Beverage Buzz survey finds some brands and segments improved, though.
Emphasis on fresh food was cited as biggest reason.
Texas retailer bumps Q2 frontrunner Kelley's Market to No. 2 spot in four of six categories.
AACS study envisions new fuels, geo-marketing, locally sourced food, drones, and other consumer-driven advances.
Collaborative study provides retailers with a framework for a balanced assortment.
Star menu items are unique and capture high levels of purchase intent.
One in four expect pump prices to continue to fall this month.
Beverage programs can drive consumers to other in-store categories.
Most Americans with c-store experience see it as valuable to their future.
Product selection, reduced prices, and expanded loyalty programs are among key tools.