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2023 Power 20

2023 Power 20

Get to know 20 retailers who are setting strong examples in hiring and retention strategies

2022 Retail Leader of the Year

2022 Retail Leader of the Year: Ken Parent

Amid the dazzling lights of Las Vegas, CSP awarded Ken Parent, senior advisor and past president of Pilot Co., its Retail Leader of the Year (RLOY) award for 2022. Guests and industry insiders gathered for cocktails and dinner at the Bellagio Hotel on Oct. 2 to celebrate Parent and Pilot. Congratulations, Ken!

Convenience retailers to struggle with labor, the economy and store traffic

Disruption has become a constant reality for the supply chain, keeping distributors and retailers on their toes to keep shelves stocked. CSP looks at the State of Distribution in convenience stores and our second-annual list of the largest distributors in the c-store space.

10 convenience-store chains that have set themselves apart through cleanliness, customer service and attention to detail

Convenience-store leaders gathered in August in Asheville, N.C., for CSP’s Outlook Leadership Conference for three days of insights and sharing. During general sessions, innovation forums, events, networking and more, attendees took part in discussions and shared ideas and tips about the economy, gasoline prices, hiring and much more. Here’s a look at some highlights from the event.

The NACS Show returns to Las Vegas after a four-year gap. Here is CSP's guide to events, education, trends and things to do while in Sin City.

Neither pandemic nor inflation have slowed daily snacking occasions … yet

How a diverse team and forward-thinking can help retailers survive the everything shortage

Meet 10 retailers using humor, menu and a carnival atmosphere to boost the neighborhood spirit and make a better day for customers

CSP’s Top 202 details the largest chains in the convenience-store industry and the biggest M&A stories of the past year. Welcome to a deep dive into the c-store landscape.

Exploring the adaptation of tobacco, nicotine and CBD

Consumer and demographic trends guide top spots for convenience-retail growth

20 great convenience-store and QSR coffee programs

Convenience retailers show their optimism and concerns for foodservice in 2022

CSP digs deep into year-end sales data to provide an exclusive look at which product categories are exceeding expectations and which struggled during a year that may have set the tone for the future of convenience retailing.

Meet 9 convenience store retailers recognized for leadership by supplier partners

Oil and gasoline prices, and the electric-vehicle debate are recharging new strategies to drive retail. Here’s a look at some of the realities convenience retailers are facing, and how some are choosing to deal with them.

Meet 20 convenience-store retailers who saw opportunity in disruption and embraced innovation in payment technology

CSP is proud to honor Brian Hannasch, president and CEO of Alimentation Couche-Tard, as its 2021 Retail Leader of the Year (RLOY).

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