Channel: Category Managers

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Are vape shops stealing c-store business? Can the convenience channel ever hope to compete with the vaping-centric knowledge and offerings of this new channel? Is this channel here to stay, perhaps the tobacconist of the new segment—or will it fizzle out in the face of stricter regulations?
Hawaiian Host Mauna Loa nuts snacks Hershey (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Snacks & Candy
Macadamia nut company will continue as separate brand
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Can mass merchants grab the attention of the OTP consumer? What does it mean for c-stores?
Rick Snyder Michigan electronic cigarettes tobacco (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Michigan governor vetoes three bills, says devices should be treated as tobacco products
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Vape: It's not your father's tobacco product, as reflected in CSP's first-ever vaping-centric meeting in December in Phoenix. And you know it's not your typical tobacco meeting when you have a marquee sponsor whose mission is to "make cigarettes obsolete" and one of the evenings includes a trendy vaping party.
Heineken slim can beer (CSP Daily news / Convenience Stores)
Smaller size keeps liquid colder longer
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Welcome to Ask the Chef! Chris Koetke will answer your pressing culinary and operational questions from his perspective as a seasoned restaurant veteran and culinary educator. We’re launching with a look at the most important trends affecting food today.
Chiquita bananas (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
General Merchandise
Will focus on strengthening Chiquita bananas, Fresh Express salads and snacks brands
Technomic Consumer5Sight foodservice (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Research platform designed to get inside mind of today's foodservice consumer.