The Long-Term Implications of COVID-19 on the Convenience-Store Industry

CSP interviews Donna Hood Crecca of Technomic about how the pandemic has affected traffic, fuel demand, foodservice and more
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CHICAGO — The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the convenience-store industry, seen in store closings, foodservice stoppages, increased sanitation efforts and new employee wellness programs. But how will the pandemic affect the industry in the long term?

  • Click here to read CSP’s ongoing coverage of COVID-19 and its impact on convenience stores.

This special edition of "At Your Convenience" features Donna Hood Crecca, principal with CSP’s sister research firm, Technomic, as she discusses the long-term implications of the coronavirus on the convenience-store industry. Listen as Donna and CSP Editor Brett Dworski cover how the pandemic has affected c-store foot traffic, fuel demand, foodservice programs and more, and what it means for the future of the channel.

  • Click here to read Technomic’s new white paper on COVID-19 and the c-store industry.

Twice a month, "At Your Convenience" brings industry experts and analysts together with CSP editors to discuss the latest in c-store news and trends. From mergers and acquisitions to foodservice and technology, the podcast delivers the story straight to listeners in short-format episodes, perfect for the morning commute or a quick break at the office.

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