General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.
Cruisers Gas Station

Cruisers convenience-store chain signs on with local distributor

MODESTO, Calif. -- Boyett Petroleum, operator of the Cruisers convenience-store chain, as well as 50 additional retail locations, is renewing its partnership with MTC Distributing, a local Modesto, Calif.-based distributor. Beginning this spring, MTC will deliver goods from California's Central...

grocery store

NACS, NGA align fall convenience-store, grocery-industry events

ALEXANDRIA and ARLINGTON, Va. -- In a strategic partnership that brings together small-format and independent retailers to explore emerging trends in foodservice, consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail motor fuels, consumer-facing technologies and operating best practices, the National Grocers...

customers grocery shopping

Supermarkets are increasingly competing with c-stores for occasions when consumers purchase a small number of items

Convenience Valet
Consumer products distributor names new regional sales manager
Food trucks

Get feet in the door and boost incremental sales with food trucks, cookouts and other seasonal surprises

Products variety
CSP to recognize supplier innovation in 14th annual contest
Family Fare c-store
Food distributor elects David Staples to succeed Dennis Eidson .
Lil' Drug Store
C-store veteran brings channel acumen to HBC supplier
Grocery shopping

Retailers, suppliers, consultants and other speakers offered data, insights and strategy in multiple convenience-store product categories during CRU17

Category Manager of the Year
Nine retailers, chosen by their supplier partners, win this year’s prestigious award