Channel: Category Managers

CSP Magazine
Welcome to the second year of the Top 101, and we at CSP can’t say enough about how interesting it has been to compare this year’s list to last year’s. Looking at the new store counts shows just how the landscape is changing for some of the big boys (and the small ones, too). We detail those whirlwind changes on this report.
Energy Information Administration (EIA) Short Term Energy Outlook (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Statioins)
Fuels Analysis
EIA revises 2015 projections in latest Short-Term Energy Outlook update
CSP Magazine
At this year’s Convenience Retailing University, being held Feb. 4-6 in Dallas, we will pull together as a true community to raise funds to fight Melanoma, which has tragically affected the lives of thousands, including two members of our own industry: Lynn Wallis, president and CEO of Wallis Cos.; and Mark McKinney, senior vice president of operations for Huck’s/Martin & Bayley Inc.
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If we are honest with ourselves, c-stores are no longer more convenient than fast feeders or companies such as Amazon that deliver right to our door. What does the future hold for convenience, and how can we leverage technology and innovation to reinvent ourselves?
NuAquos promotion
Retail chain part of beverage’s social-media, neck-hanger promotions
Heineken beer (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Twitter-driven sweepstakes challenges consumers to choose importer's brands.
NK chicken nuggets McDonald's McNuggets (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Burger King, McDonald's battle over chicken promotions.
Narragansett Brewery Lovecraft Honey Ale H.P. Lovecraft beer (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores )
Creates new line of beer in honor of writer H.P. Lovecraft
J. Polep distributor Verge technology (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Launching early this year in New England, Pennsylvania, New York