Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New research shows which brands get talked about the most and which are falling behind

NEW YORK -- After months of struggling at retail, major diet-soda brands are also showing a lack of interest on social media and in consumer conversations. Unit sales of diet carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) in convenience stores dropped 1.2% during 2015 on top of an 8.6% decline the year prior,...

Plan could add $1.44 to the cost of a 12-pack of soda, other drinks

CHICAGO -- Two weeks after Illinois' Cook County Board president floated the idea of enacting a new tax on sugary soft drinks, the American Beverage Association (ABA) has launched a counter campaign bent on encouraging consumers to join the fight against the proposal. In late September, County...

Grand opening will feature food and coffee, plus beer at 29 degrees

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Rutter’s Farm Stores' newest location will include a new profit center. The store in Mercersburg, Pa., will be the convenience-store chain's first to include a beer cave featuring "a variety of craft, import and domestic beers and ciders" in single-serve packages and six-packs...

Nestle expands its Boost drink line

Here's a look at four drinks that have PepsiCo excited about its growth in the United States ...

Brewer highlights limited-time packaging and merchandising
Invites media to witness sale of first bottle of wine in a Pennsylvania c-store
Clash of titans coming to c-store cold vaults
Will share net profits from sales in outlets outside of restaurants
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