Suppliers exhibiting at the NACS Show shared several insights that may foreshadow future trends
NACS official encourages retailers to reach out to lawmakers
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- At a time when a bevy of new legislative restrictions and costs are pummeling convenience-store owners, officials with NACS are suggesting retailers take the offensive and start building meaningful relationships with lawmakers who could potentially draft future, often burdensome...
Plain-packaging laws set a legislative precedent
If asked, “What’s your favorite burger?” someone may say “Whopper,” “Big Mac” or “In-N-Out Burger.” The last answer you would expect: “hamburger.” Yet, if the kinds of tobacco-packaging restrictions that led to generic labeling of cigarettes in other countries happens in the United States, that’s...
New federal and local rules, plus mega-merger, cap busy year
Executives outline key opportunities, speed bumps for tobacco at CSP’s Outlook conference
Major investments, movements occur in outlier category