General Merchandise

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

Natural Products Expo West Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

Projections of few retail buyers, exhibitors and low turnout result in decision

General Merchandise

Grow HBC Sales with Strategic Pricing, Expanded Product Offerings

Expanding current consumer offerings and giving customers more choices, as well as filling gaps for products the store doesn’t yet offer, is a great way for retailers to boost sales.

Stewart’s Shops offers reusable options in its c-stores

Event inspires creativity, takes close look at category sales and trends

Brad Haga is the chain’s new vice president of merchandising

Eight retailers recognized for leadership by supplier partners

Higher count trial packs can result in bigger basket sizes and more penny profit for retailers. Consumers receive a better per-dose value, while also minimizing total out of pocket spend.

Lil' Drug Store Products, Convenience Valet enter the cannabidiol game

Candy, CBD, cold brew, other items among annual award recipients

Show to feature nearly 250 exhibitors, hundreds of new items

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