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2020 Outlook Survey

2020 Outlook Survey

Convenience-store retailers feel all right about the future.

Hometown Heroes 2020

Hometown Heroes 2020

CSP honors three convenience-store retailers that have gone above and beyond to help community in the face of the pandemic

Cannabidiol (CBD) products came to store shelves last year in a hail of uncertainty.

Crude-oil and gasoline prices moderated in 2020 even as retailers faced a steep decline in miles traveled

Even during a pandemic, consumers still crave variety and uniqueness in their food options.

As American consumers become more discerning coffee drinkers, convenience stores have been forced to up their game

Snack trends walk the fine line between indulgence and health amid COVID-19

10 retailers that transform into neighborhood organizers, food banks and supply hubs in the shadow of the pandemic

C-store retailers’ expectations for growth, and their post-pandemic outlook

Top 202 details the largest chains in the convenience-store industry and the biggest M&A stories of the past year.

The coronavirus and an oil-price war have scramble the conventions of fuel retailing.

Sandwiches continue to dominate the foodservice industry. Sandwiches of various styles and ingredients were featured on 97% of convenience store menus in 2019, according to CSP’s sister research firm, Technomic.

This year, CSP focuses its fourth annual Forecourt of the Future on the tech that will transform the fueling experience.

Consumers are seeking newer foods at nontraditional times now more than ever, which is molding how they shop for food and how c-store retailers will run their foodservice operations in the year ahead.

Premium foodservice has become one of the driving forces of the convenience-store industry

How c-stores can meet the varied needs of suburban, urban and rural consumers

Click through for 20 retailers and restaurants in and beyond the convenience-store industry that exemplify the spirit of innovation through technology in 2020.

For the convenience-store industry in 2020, scale is everything.

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