Convenience channel jumps on latest toy craze
IRVING, Texas -- 7‑Eleven Inc. is among the many convenience-store chains selling fidget spinners, it has announced. Fidget spinners are “the popular new toy designed to calm nerves, ease anxiety and provide hours of entertainment.” Ready-made for point-of-purchase impulse buys, fidget spinners are...
CSP is calling on suppliers to submit names within six key c-store categories
CHICAGO -- Category managers are a driving force behind the ongoing growth of the convenience-store industry. Their relationships with vendors, knowledge of trends and overall category insights keep the industry relevant, competitive and breaking in-store sales records year after year. The third...
Second annual awards honor the industry’s true analysts
Supermarkets are increasingly competing with c-stores for occasions when consumers purchase a small number of items