Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New beverage promo capitalizes on political season

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter’s Farm Stores is using this year’s presidential election as inspiration for a new promotional event, dubbed "Vote With Your Cups." The promotion echoes 7-Eleven’s recent political-themed marketing campaign , also tied to the U.S. presidential election. Customers can purchase a...

Higher prices, declining restaurant traffic open the door for convenience stores

CHICAGO -- Foodservice industry watchers have been buzzing about the recent downswing in restaurant traffic, particularly at lunch , and are pointing to signs that convenience stores are better positioned than ever to benefit. Last month, a new Technomic consumer study on the lunch daypart reported...

Customers await your take on these growing food trends

Six frozen-dispensed-beverage trends worth noting
How the market is opening wider for convenience stores
C-store chain reveals new and returning limited-time items for fall
Dozens of Express units planned for new, existing sites

CSP takes a look at how four convenience-store chains' commitment to healthier foods is playing out inside the stores

Drive-thru convenience store promotes back-to-school lunchbox meals

The latest strategies from c-stores’ biggest foodservice competitors