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Foodservice Traffic Growth

Convenience stores have been the best performing segment over the past three years, increasing traffic each year, according to The NPD Group.

Segment 2011 2012 2013
C-stores 3% 2% 1%
QSRs 1% 1% 0%
Food/drug 0% -1% 0%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST

Pizza and Chicken Menu Importance

Year ending December 2013

When comparing c-stores to QSR and food/drug segments, retail establishments continue to lag behind QSRs with pizza. However, chicken at food/drug stores is almost on par with QSR.

Food type Percent of meals/snacks that include the item
Pizza 3.3%
Chicken 5.7%
Pizza 3.6%
Chicken 18.0%
Pizza 10.4%
Chicken 20.6%

Source: The NPD Group/CREST


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