General Merchandise

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

C-Stores Look to Automated Labeling to Boost Profits

Grab-and-go and freshly prepared meals are both trending food options that allow convenience stores to compete with supermarkets to build loyalty and increase sales.

General Merchandise

How Walgreens Is Innovating Through Private Label

Drugstore’s proprietary brands include its Nice, Complete Home and Pet Shoppe lines

How two retailers leveraged simple solutions to revamp their cold space

Industry veteran Bratta was with Core-Mark, Pantry, BP, 7-Eleven and more

Sixty-five percent of consumers said safety would influence their decision to buy a pocket lighter

Smaller brands—those with annual revenues of less than $1 billion—dominated this year’s list

Fifty-two percent of mothers visit brick-and-mortars for food, according to Valassis

Deal brings total number of company’s stores supplied by the distributor to 969

Category reached nearly $331 million in total c-store sales last year, a 6.3% increase from 2017, according to IRI

15th annual competition will honor the most innovative and inspired launches from the past year

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