Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.
circle k

The retailer beats out 7-Eleven for the first frozen-drink giveaway of the summer

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Circle K will offer free frozen Froster drinks July 10, touting the industry’s first free frozen-drink giveaway of the summer. The deal comes as the chain introduces its Mango Fire Froster at its stores and just one day before 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday with its annual free...

woman convenience store

Retailers still have some work to do to win over women

Fried chicken

The time when c-stores relied solely on gas and a few retail items for sales is now securely in the rearview mirror.

Brought to you by Restaurant Technologies. Picture a lunch of hand-breaded and double-dipped Southern-style chicken, paired with made-from-scratch mac and cheese, and washed down with freshly brewed iced tea. This is the kind of meal only your mom or favorite restaurant might serve, right? Think...

unified brands
The recruits will lead growth in separate branches of the company
pinnacle foods
Packaged foods company expands its frozen-meal portfolio with purchase

Technology, competition, legislation and social change continue to carve into the category

loves new sandwich options
New menu items include breakfast and lunch options
Coffee on the go

It’s time for c-store retailers to focus on matching shopper expectations and desires by taking the coffee experience to the next level.

Retailer joins 3 other convenience-store chains committed to making the change
Coffee chain will slow growth after worst quarter in nearly a decade