C-Store Foodservice Growth vs. QSRs & Food/Drug

Published in CSP Daily News

Foodservice Traffic Growth

Convenience stores have been the best performing segment over the past three years, increasing traffic each year, according to The NPD Group.

Segment 2011 2012 2013
C-stores 3% 2% 1%
QSRs 1% 1% 0%
Food/drug 0% -1% 0%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST

Pizza and Chicken Menu Importance

Year ending December 2013

When comparing c-stores to QSR and food/drug segments, retail establishments continue to lag behind QSRs with pizza. However, chicken at food/drug stores is almost on par with QSR.

Food type Percent of meals/snacks that include the item
Pizza 3.3%
Chicken 5.7%
Pizza 3.6%
Chicken 18.0%
Pizza 10.4%
Chicken 20.6%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST



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