Channel: Category Managers

Tobacco
After forecasts of dramatic rise, nascent category still seeks niche
CSP Magazine
2014 year-end c-store sales data for chewing tobacco, snuff, moist smokeless, snus and other smokeless tobacco products.
Technology
Urbandale, Iowa, location is chain's 100th LEED-certified store.
Services
Unbanked Californians can now pay their premiums at c-stores through PayNearMe
Services
Merchants, brands gain new engagement channel
Tobacco
Dollars, units both grow for electronic nicotine devices
Foodservice
Adds mac & cheese, fried bologna, whoopee pies to menu
CSP Magazine
Convenience-store dollar sales of cigarettes rose three-tenths of a percent in 2014, with units off 1.6%. The strongest sales growth continued to be in electronic smoking devices.
Beverages
Red berries, ginger flavors join gold apple, honey & apple hard ciders

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