General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Suppliers, retailers converge on FOAC Holiday Trade Show

Kum & Go store

Agreement includes distribution services to more than 400 stores

TEMPLE, Texas -- Convenience-store retailer Kum & Go, West Des Moines, Iowa, has named McLane Co. as its grocery wholesaler effective in the second quarter of 2018. “McLane’s commitment to technology and operational excellence will be critical as we work together to develop and implement...

Family at Thanksgiving

Travel, food, spending and shopping predictions for the 2017 holiday


With sales off 14%, a look at some of the latest offerings in the categegory

Dairy products

Changing shopper habits and surging subcategories are helping move more milk, cheese and yogurt at touch points around the c-store

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CSP’s tech editor reveals his quest for the real stars of the show

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How will gasoline prices hold up for the rest of this year? What’s new in product innovation? Why are c-stores America’s trash can? Answers to these questions and more.

Big ideas and highlights from the NACS Show®
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Deal will extend distributor's reach into 4 mid-Atlantic states.
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The industry’s most significant new-product awards to be presented at the NACS Show