Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Eco-friendly cold-vault door technology can control convenience-store energy costs and boost sales

Brought to you by Anthony. They are admonitions used for generations by moms around the world: “Turn off the TV if you’re not watching it!” or “Shut off those lights!” or “Don’t hold the refrigerator door open!” A form of this scolding is now being heard in convenience stores across the country: “...

Sandwich chain names Love’s Travel Stops one of its franchisees of the year

MILFORD, Conn. -- Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores was recently named one of Subway’s top franchisees. The world’s largest sandwich chain recognized the convenience-store brand at its 2016 Franchisee of the Year awards. A total of 12 franchisee teams were named as recipients of the award...

How convenience stores can capitalize on shifting consumer preferences

CHICAGO -- Whether it’s for a morning cup of coffee, a midafternoon smoothie or a soda any time of day, foodservice consumers are making beverage purchases a top priority. They’re buying non-alcohol drinks very frequently, at an average rate of three and a half times a week, according to Technomic'...

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QSR giant takes new Whopperito item nationwide
Worn-out cold-vault doors can harm sales, compromise food safety and increase operating costs

A look at which supermarkets are giving other foodservice outlets a run for their money.