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General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Survey looks at frequency of convenience-store, supermarket visits

MEDIA, Pa. -- Fifty-nine percent of the respondents to a new survey reported that they shop at a convenience store more than once a week, with that number increasing to more than 70% among 18- to 44-year-olds. And 25% of the consumers surveyed reported that they shop in a c-store more or as...

Suppliers to choose top managers across nine vital c-store categories

CHICAGO -- Polls are now open for CSP magazine’s second-annual Category Manager of the Year awards. Between now and Jan. 3, CSP is asking suppliers to cast their votes at to elect the c-store industry’s finest category managers. Winners will be announced at...

What will guide c-store retail in the next year?

Tour the NACS Show floor at the speed of sound
Suppliers can help choose finalists for CSP’s 2017 award across nine key c-store categories
Ard named chair-elect
Despite election uncertainty, retailers optimistic for fourth quarter

Brick-and-mortar stores are just the latest way the e-commerce giant threatens the convenience channel

The industry’s most significant new-product awards to be presented at the NACS Show
Hill becoming vice chair of the board