General Merchandise

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

How to Boost General-Merchandise Sales with Electronics

Cellular accessories, in particular, are poised to become a group of products that more and more consumers shop for at c-stores before looking anywhere else.

General Merchandise

Jackie Stalsberg, CSP’s Center-Store Category Manager of the Year

An interview with this year’s winner on how she stands out within the snacks, candy and general merchandise sectors

Citing pandemic-driven double-digit decline in sales, distributor takes steps to reduce costs

6 resources cited in CSP's 2020 Category Management Handbook

Mixed results in over-the-counter medicines

Branded merchandise and more provide a path for subcategory growth

Allen Brothers, J. Polep Distribution Services, Harold Levinson Associates to become operating divisions of NCD

Retailers are adding more cleaning products, ready-to-heat meals, bulk items amid COVID-19 crisis

Consumer demand for 'essential' products has put pressure on suppliers and operators

Results show most operators have specific plan in place to combat the coronavirus

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