General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience-store retail industry
General Merchandise

Kroger Express to Launch at 13 Walgreens Stores in 2019

Convenience-like concept will feature more than 2,300 products, including meat, dairy, grocery and meal kits

General Merchandise

8 Takeaways From the Cannabis Forum for Food and Beverage

The where and how of cannabis legality, plus trends and insights

Unapproved capsules contain same main ingredients as Viagra and are sold in c-stores nationwide

Product is taken orally and reaches the bloodstream within minutes

The changing customer and virtual threats are prompting food retailers to curtail traditional avenues of capital investments in favor of innovating with bold new partnerships and unexpected deals

Average in-store cost of holiday meal at lowest level since 2010 while more people shopping online

Helped Wam Distributing increase sales by 53% over the past 5 years

Campaign communicates that the chain listens to customers and offers whatever they need

Company offers melatonin, caffeine and vitamin B12 varieties

The hottest shifts in consumer preferences heading into next year