Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Consumers (over)reacting to higher menu prices, Technomic says

CHICAGO -- Consumer perception of price increases in full-service restaurants could be a boon to the quick-service restaurant (QSR) segment, assuming customers opt for fast food over the more expensive, full-service counterpart. In a recent national survey by Chicago-based foodservice consultants...

Free retailer registration now open for upcoming multichannel foodservice event

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- CSP Information Group, publisher of CSP Daily News and, has announced that free retailer registration is now open for its upcoming Foodservice at Retail Expo (FARE) 2008 tradeshow and conference. This new event, to be held August 11-13, 2008, at the Renaissance Hotel...

Expected to be U.S. second in command under Mason

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- U.K. retail giant Tesco has made the first change to its executive management team at Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc., its American grocery/convenience chain, reported The Times. Jeff Adams, the American-born CEO of Tesco's Lotus hypermarket business in Thailand, is...

C-store pizza shoppe program expands into new territory
Susser sees additional synergies with integration of Town & Country stores
C-store activity up more than 22%
New distribution center helps leverage convenience focus
Neighborhood fixture still has to update offering for new consumers
CSP announces on-the-go foodservice advisory council
TravelCenters of America restaurants launch service promotion