General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Suppliers to endorse top managers across eight vital c-store categories

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Dedicated. Instinctual. Proactive. Laser-focused. Leader. These terms are commonly linked to the elite category managers of the convenience-store industry. For the second straight year, CSP magazine is inviting the industry’s supplier partners to nominate the category...

Encourages neighborhood stores to stock more produce, other healthy items

PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a new publication intended to help enhance access to healthy foods for residents of low-income neighborhoods. The Healthy Corner Stores Guide provides information, strategies and resources for organizations interested in making...

Upscale grocer opens first store under its new channel-blurring ‘value’ format

Solution gives c-stores an option to offer consistently safe, fresh produce

Themed cups, beverages, treats leverage annual TV event, social-media campaign

Enmarket is the sixth convenience retailer to sign onto Partnership for a Healthier America

Partners with the Partnership for a Healthier America
Sales of products with organization's logo will result in donation.
CPG vet will serve as chief growth officer