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New law may cut tobacco category by 35%, city research says

SAN FRANCISCO – Although California may be known for earthquakes, San Francisco could rock the c-store channel to its core, with its board of supervisors banning the sale of menthol cigarettes—a move that could slash the tobacco category in the city as much as 35% when the law goes into effect next...

Major state moves to include vaping in combustible restrictions

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Senators in New York passed a measure to classify vaping under its cigarette-smoking laws, moving the state closer to banning e-cigarette use in restaurants, bars and offices, according to the New York Daily News. Approved on June 19, the measure passed unanimously, 62-0, in the...

With millennials aging, and the face of America ever-changing, we are beginning to see clear delineations within the younger consumers that are so key for c-stores.

Brought to you by Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Many of us have come to equate millennials with youth or core consumers and still believe our knowledge of this generation fully represents today’s 18-34-year-olds. However, with millennials aging, and the face of America ever-changing, we are beginning to...

Exploring the hottest flavor and preparation trends for the comfort-food favorite

Get inspired by the latest consumer preferences for burgers

Ethnic-style handhelds, stuffed varieties and big flavors are on trend

QuikTrip earns honor in convenience-store category 

A-B adds to its craft-beer corral, Sunny D finds a new home and more

‘Super water,’ hemp infusion and Chuck Norris: Who says H2O is flavorless?

New campaign aims to save wild tigers from poachers