Lunch and P.M. Snack Fastest-Growing Foodservice Dayparts in C-stores

Published in CSP Daily News

C-Store Day-Part Distribution

Year ending December 2013

While c-stores saw nice growth during lunch and p.m. snack day-parts, breakfast and supper saw losses.

Day-part PCYA* Share of Traffic
Morning meals -1% 33%
Lunch 5% 19%
Supper -2% 6%
P.M. snack 3% 42%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST

*Percent change from a year ago


Traffic Report: C-Store

C-stores experienced 1% growth last year, compared to flat growth from QSR and food/drug segments.

Year Ending Traffic PCYA*
Dec. 2011 3%
Dec. 2012 2%
Dec. 2013 1%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST

*Percent change from a year ago

The NPD Group/CREST,

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