Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Did you know that the variety of beverages you carry could be the factor that brings customers to your store instead of the store across the street?

Brought to you by Dr Pepper Snapple Group. It’s no secret that beverages are an important part of a convenience shopper’s trip. In fact, 70% of shoppers intend on buying a beverage on any given trip to a c-store, according to the Nielsen/Affinnova Assortment Optimization Study from February 2015...

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Part 3 of a 7-part report Philadelphia retailers report beverage sales down as much as 55% . In Chicago, a legal question of constitutionality briefly delayed the enactment of a soda tax by a month, and retailers have since been subject to a barrage of lawsuits by consumers. And in Boulder, Colo.,...

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Effort underway as Philadelphia reviews sobering new study

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Which three segments kept the category from being a total loss?

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Retailer donates cash, bottled water to Florida
Nearly 400 employees laid off as company 'simplifies' its business.

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