20-oz. cans available in three flavors
2014 Summer Edition to return as Yellow Orange, Cherry in Feb. 2105
Learned, overheard and observed at the NACS Show
Bottled-Juice Sales Dip in C-Stores; Sparkling Juices a Bright Spot
Bottled-juice sales continue to dip in c-stores, down 1.26% for the 52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014 after dropping 1.7% in calendar year 2013. One bright spot, however, was sparkling juices, which grew 3.33%.
Best-Selling Sparkling Juices in Convenience Stores
C-store sales, 52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014
|Brand||Dollar sales||PCYA*||Unit sales||PCYA*|
|Martinelli's Gold Medal||$643,909||12.11%||398,395||11.17%|
* Percent change from a year ago
5% hike goes into effect Jan. 1 to fund "brand's development".
Beverage maker will use e-commerce channel to gauge interest in new soda
Frosted Cherry available nationwide for a limited time
Partnerships with Ziplist, Evite designed to capture shoppers' "pre-shopping" trips.
Retailer rolling out Tony Horton's line of sandwiches, wraps, salads, juices.