The convenience-store industry in February got a bit buzzed on the news that millennials are favoring convenience stores for food and beverage stops over fast-casual restaurants. Sounds like a victory, right?
C-store foodservice consultant and former 7-Eleven and Circle K executive Joe Chiovera recently took national TV by storm. He and his sons, Giuseppe and Xavier, competed on the season premiere of Guy Fieri’s “Guy’s Grocery Games,” which aired on the Food Network.
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!