Special Reports

Convenience store trends, insights and ideas for understanding your c-store customers and marketing to the right audience in the right way.

High-quality, trend-driven food and beverages are table stakes for any good c-store foodservice menu. But why do customers walk through the door in the first place?

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Drink rollouts that hit on key trends

As convenience-store operators improve their foodservice programs, they’ve also created a heightened consumer expectation for beverage quality and variety. The result is a cycle of menu innovation and guest demand that keeps the industry evolving. What follows are 20 retail and restaurant beverage...

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C-stores have an incredible advantage over restaurants: a wide variety of dispensed beverages that drive traffic and additional foodservice sales. So identify today's consumer's key beverage needs, and start pouring.

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Consumers are embracing variety in their beverage choices, so be prepared to meet their needs.
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As breakfast’s potential continues to rise, how can c-store retailers maximize the opportunities and minimize the threat?
C-store and QSR chains recognized for high-quality coffee
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For its inaugural Power 20, the Change Makers, CSP is highlighting retailers who are making a difference at their company and in the wider industry through leadership, advocacy, creativity and innovative thinking.
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A whopping 76% of retail job seekers have a negative perception of the convenience channel. What will entice top talent to consider c-stores? Research from Technomic helps identify the issues and satisfy employees’ workplace wants.
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Welcome to the CSP Tobacco Regulation Report, a c-store retailer’s one-stop shop for navigating the latest national rules and news—and what may be on the horizon.