General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Station/c-store catering to off-roaders opening in Lenwood, Calif.; will carry gear

LENWOOD, Calif. -- Near the Lenwood Road exit on Interstate 15 in Lenwood, Calif., near Barstow, and surrounded on all sides by truckstops and truck washes for rigs with 18 wheels and trailers full or cargo, Ed Komski wants his gas station to appeal to off-road trucks, as well as quads, motorcycles...

To beat high gas prices, shoppers turning to c-stores, drug stores for groceries

ARLINGTON, Va. -- A few months ago, Zulfiqar Ali added more groceries to the product mix at his 7-Eleven in Arlington, Va., after he noticed shoppers making multiple trips between the grocery shelves and the checkout counter, carrying cans of Goya black beans, Aunt Jemima pancake syrup and fresh...

7-Eleven Inc. opened football season with a promotion in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Madden NFL Football videogames and the release of Madden NFL 09.

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. opened up football season with a promotion in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Madden NFL Football videogames from EA Sports and the release of Madden NFL 09 today. In late June, the Dallas-based retailer announced that it would offer an Xbox 360 playable demo DVD of...

NACS benchmarking tool summarizes industry 's 2007 data.
Retailer to carry online entertainment payment cards
Drugstore retailer developing smaller, limit-inventory stores
AG cites deceptive practices, blatant promotion of drug culture
Will be available for sale at each facility equipped to handle tires, service
Travel center network to offer personal protection devices
B&W wholesale putting Elvis, Sun merchandise in convenience outlets

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