Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Plenty of room for sparkling-water brand to grow in c-stores

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The maker of LaCroix Sparkling Water is promising "revolutionary" changes to how bottled water is sold with the introduction of a "shelf demographics" concept that it says will change "sparkling-water protocols." Nick Caporella, chairman and CEO of National Beverage Corp.,...

Joins other restaurant chains experimenting with packaged alcohol.

PLANO, Texas -- Pizza Hut started delivering beer Dec. 4 in Phoenix, the first step in what is intended to be a nationwide rollout of the service, according to a report in Restaurant Business . The Phoenix test will be expanded to include wine delivery next month, according to Stacy Lynn Bourgeois...

Drinks battling for CSDs’ cooler-shelf space

Brand extensions put beverage maker on the cutting edge of the category

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s recent custom study of over 435,000 c-store trips provided strong insights to help optimize the incrementality of this valuable c-store real estate.
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Soda, water and beer brands look to drive sales through creativity and partnerships

Study uncovers two strongest lures to drive consumers inside
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Cold-brews, iced coffees and espressos from the 2017 NACS Show floor

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Flavored waters carry latest data time frame
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Includes seasonal flavor and ‘twice the caffeine’ cold brews