Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Four tips for boosting morning foodservice sales

Brought to you by Prairie City Bakery. The competition for foodservice dollars continues to intensify as bakery-cafes, quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and convenience stores (c-stores) battle it out for business. In fact, bakery-cafes saw a 6.7% growth in 2015, while QSRs—marked by McDonald’s...

Retailer announces expansion of college-based café locations

ALTOONA, Pa. -- With back-to-school season in full swing, convenience-store retailer Sheetz is eyeing opportunities for growth on college campuses. The chain announced that it will expand its Sheetz Café concept onto campuses in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia, according to the Pittsburgh...

QSR expanding express program following summer introduction

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. -- Campbell Oil Co., parent of Minuteman Food Mart/Marathon convenience stores, has partnered with Little Caesars on the opening of a new Little Caesars Express unit inside one of its convenience stores in Elizabethtown, N.C. Last June, Campbell and Little Caesars teamed up to...

New Technomic analysis reveals industry findings
Bringing new foodservice-focused design to all of its convenience stores
Retailer aiming to repeat social-media buzz
Hernandez and her brother show their hoagie love on social media
Scientists using ‘big data’ to investigate contaminated food sources
Road trip to both retailers revealed surprising results

Burger King is introducing a Tex-Mex menu twist, the latest in a burgeoning trend of food, snack combinations