General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.
Whole Foods customer

How preferences vary in an e-commerce vs. brick-and-mortar world

How four campuses are selling more in the HBC aisle

The convenience-store business at Vanderbilt University is big, generating 42% of all revenue for the dining department, under which c-stores fall. And while five of the six Varsity Market stores have extensive, sophisticated foodservice offerings—a hallmark of campus life at Nashville-based...

Convenience Valet

New addition to help grow representation in Southeast division

MELROSE PARK, Ill. -- Edward Price has joined the Convenience Valet sales team as its Southeast regional sales manager. Price joins the team with 38 years of sales and managerial experience in the convenience-store industry. He was previously the regional account manager of the mid-Atlantic...

Solar eclipse

Retailers seize opportunity to sell glasses, but will influx of tourists be a boon or burden?

Winsight logo
CSP announces finalists of 14th annual contest; retailers asked to vote in 20 categories
Deal extends the 21-year-old relationship with an updated agreement servicing 430 stores .
Advantage Solutions logo
Will lead sales agency's small-format business.
Core Mark truck
Deal increases distributor's presence in the Midwest.
Business question

How the high-profile merger will change consumption in America

Five “shining stars” that are driving traffic and profits