General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

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
How to market to the different HBC consumer segments and maximize profits