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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

C-store performance, competitive analyses, consumer habits and more

CHICAGO -- The insights from NACS' State of the Industry (SOI) Summit come in more than just data points. From industry performance and competitive analyses to consumer habits and presidential goals, here are nine highlights that stood out to us ... 1. Cracks in the foundation RaceTrac President...

Nelson offers cautiously positive, convenience-level view of president’s priorities

CHICAGO -- Alec Baldwin has nothing to worry about in David Nelson. The actor’s Donald Trump impression is in no danger of being upstaged by the economist’s attempt to channel the president’s hyperbole and outsized mannerisms and ego. David Nelson, professor of economics at Western Washington...

Subtle changes set up future of c-store trends

CHICAGO -- The largest product categories in convenience stores didn’t change much in 2016. But even as the industry achieved a third straight year of record in-store sales , changes within each category illustrated plenty of reasons c-store retailers need to stay on their toes. Take tobacco. While...

Company's growth plans call for c-store expansion in new and existing markets.

Chains keeping each other company on list by annual revenue

Positive growth for all but two of the top 10 categories 

But total industry sales decline for a second year in a row

New c-store, restaurant concept takes omnichannel approach

Strong first-quarter sales will continue into second-quarter 2017, says NACS

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