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Special Reports

Special Reports

5 Elements That Drive C-Store Traffic

Foot-traffic report illustrates consumer behaviors at pumps and in stores

Special Reports

Alpine Mint Coffee With York Peppermint Patty mix

Coffee, chocolate and mint are flavors that are often tapped for seasonal winter promotions. Thorntons’ Alpine Mint Coffee capitalizes on not only the popularity of this flavor combination, but ...

Sonic Drive-In promotes a colorful line of Candy Slushes, which it calls “a craveable icy slush made with sippable candy.” The vibrantly colored icy drinks blend flavors such as blue raspb...

The past few years have seen candy bar cappuccinos, from Twix to Almond Joy varieties, appear on multiple convenience-store menus. Now EZ Mart joins the trend with its Butterfinger Cappuccino. The hot...

The name alone sounds like a childhood favorite. The Sour Apple Shock is a sweet and tart variety available in Cumberland Farms’ signature HyperFreeze slushy drink line.Along with other candylik...

Technomic’s most recent Flavor Consumer Trend Report found “sweet and salty” flavors among the fastest-growing profiles for beverages at restaurant chains—largely due to the pr...

Sheetz offers a plethora of sweet, dessert-inspired drinks, from Cake Batter Cream and Fluffer Nutter smoothies to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate. But one notable, superindulgent standout...

Hot tea purchases are on the rise at c-stores. Forty percent of c-store consumers say that they’re buying more hot tea than they were last year, and about half of all c-store consumers say that ...

Spanish for “cool waters” agua fresca is a traditional Mexican drink that combines fruit, cereals, flowers or seeds with cold water for a light beverage. Chia seeds, rice, tamarind, hibisc...

Jamba Juice has debuted two watermelon smoothies: the Poolside Fit Smoothie, which is pre-boosted with collagen, and the Watermelon Breeze Smoothie. A recent addition to Jamba’s boost menu, coll...