Channel: Independents

Cola sales make a splash
Energy drinks and teas see double-digit dollar growth
Reese's Rules Ref Jeff Foxworthy
Snacks & Candy
Celebrates football postseason with Ref (Jeff) Foxworthy
sparkling wines bubbling up
Champagne gets a run for its money from Prosecco, Moscato
Champagne Jelly Belly jelly beans
Snacks & Candy
Newest flavor joins other drink-inspired introductions
U-Stop convenience stores partners with Russ's Market
Cardholders earn 1-cent-per-gallon for every $10 spent on groceries
Vapor Corp merges with Vaporin
Deal includes 50/50 joint venture to build Emagine retail stores
Albertsons, Safeway store sell off
General Merchandise
Sales are part of effort to merge the two grocery retailers
technology news
Tools, standards, apps and security issues that every retailer should be watching
Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa
Fuels Technology & Equipment
Association requests statewide grant program