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General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Study outlines six types of shoppers for c-store retailers to focus on

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- A new study examining convenience store shoppers has opened up "a massive opportunity for the channel," as reported yesterday in CSP Daily News , and the Interger Group, which conducted the study for the NACS/Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council, reported thatone area of...

C-store retailers can captivate more audiences by meeting and exceeding basic needs

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Convenience store shopper needs can be looked at as having five tiers, according to a recent study conducted for the NACS/Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council by Lakewood, Colo.-based The Integer Group. Research for "Finding the Way Forward" included examining shoppers in five...

Conference to include trade show, education, networking

LISLE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. announced that its annual Independent Convenience Store Expo (I-C-Expo) will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Burr Ridge Marriott Hotel located at 1200 Burr Ridge Parkway, Burr Ridge, Ill. Educational seminars will begin at 1 p.m. with the doors to...

Good Day Wisconsin features Express Convenience Centers
Indy grocery distributor buys c-store supplier
Fresh & Easy aims to fill "underinvested segment of retailing" in U.S.
CSP Daily News adds SKU-specific scorecard to Week in Review edition
SoCal c-store chain streamlines operations with grocery supply chain services
C-store chains make list of largest U.S., Canadian food retailers, wholesalers
Walmart shuts down small-format's website, dedicates brand to new fresh-foods products.