Channel: Category Managers

Jacopo D'Alessandris Swisher E-Alternative Solutions EAS tobacco electronic cigarettes e-cigarettes (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Tobacco
CPG veteran D'Alessandris appointed president of E-Alternative Solutions.
Wayne technology (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Fuels Technology & Equipment
New hardware design for Fusion delivers next-generation technology

C-Stores See Their Share of Cigarette Volumes Improve in 2014

Through the first half of 2014, premium cigarette sales volumes dipped 3.8% in all outlets, according to distributor shipment data, even as convenience stores claimed another 1% of the overall volume, according to a presentation by Management Science Associates.

Discount cigarettes, meanwhile, saw volumes decline 6.3% in all outlets, again with c-store claiming another 1% of overall share to reach 70%.

Here’s a look at overall cigarette trends and the c-store industry’s place within them.







Source: 
Management Science Associates
Sheetz Courtney Williams CRU Award (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations
Corporate News
Retailer receives honor for building 'Shwellness' center.
Hershey chocolate candy (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Snacks & Candy
"This is a journey, and it will take time," says CEO Bilbrey.
Shell Deer Park Refinery Texas Strike gas prices (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Fuels News
Why union walkout has had little effect on retail gas prices
GSP technology (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Technology
Designed to improve retail execution with automated tracking of store requests
Lil Drug Doran & Ward OTC (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
General Merchandise
Recognizes quality, value, service in packaging OTC health care products for c-stores
Reay's Ranch American Realty Capital Properties ARCP Western Refining REITs real-estate investment trusts (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Real-estate investment trusts continue to play role in c-store growth

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