Exclusive Industry Reports


In any given year, CSP creates a variety of convenience-store reports to aid retailers in staying current on trends and opportunities in the industry. Working individually and in partnership with sister data firm Technomic and a variety of other resources, CSP maintains a database of information focused on retailers, mergers and acquisitions, fuel sales, category sales and much more.

This online portal is retailers’ opportunity to dig deeper into the data and information uncovered by these exclusive reports.


Understanding Consumer C-Store Usage by Market Type

Explore consumer behaviors by market type (i.e., urban, suburban, rural) to uncover opportunities for both convenience retailers and suppliers.

Thirsting for Innovation: Consumer Perspectives on C-Store Prepared Beverage

Prepared beverage is a key category for convenience store operators. Gain insights into behaviors, attitudes and preferences to leverage innovation opportunities.

2018 Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report – PDF only

Get key insights to develop sales and marketing strategies, identify growth strategies and menu category performance for the top performing chain restaurants in the U.S.

2016 Lunch Consumer Trend Report

Keep up with consumers’ changing attitudes and demands concerning lunchtime.

2017 Breakfast Consumer Trend Report

Explore the latest menu and consumer trends in breakfast.

2017 Retailer Meal Solutions Consumer Trend Report

Discover the shifts and latest menu and consumer trends for retailer meal solutions.

2018 Pizza Consumer Trend Report

Find out what’s now and what’s next for pizza.

2018 Sandwich Consumer Trend Report

Uncover the latest menu and consumer trends for sandwiches.