The best place to look for today’s c-store flavor trends? The year 2002. Tim Powell of Technomic says that while restaurants continue to innovate, c-stores are picking up the crumbs from several years ago.
Plunge in oil prices sets the stage for record margins and boost in in-store sales. Also In This Issue: Profitability skyrockets for top performers! Other channels seek to redefine convenience! The economy enters a new stage. The growing health-and-wellness trend. Fuel demand; oil's slide; multicultural momentum; and data, data, data!