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Philadelphia Soda Tax Upheld by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

The city’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages does not violate state law, the court ruled. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on July 18, upheld Philadelphia’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce...

Rutter’s Welcomes Director of Fuels and Forecourt

Chris Hartman, an 11th generation member of the Hartman family, to oversee procurement and retail of fuel products. Chris Hartman has joined York, Pa.-based Rutter’s...

NRF Foundation Commits to Creating Career Enhancing Opportunities

NRF Foundation’s RISE UP program and student programs to help upskill workers over a five-year period. During a workforce development event at the White House...

Making the Most of Your Foodservice Program

Foodservice continues to serve as a key point of differentiation for convenience stores. Keeping the menu fresh requires innovation as well as a keen...

NATO Comments to FDA on Flavored Tobacco Products

NATO outlines key concerns in response to the ANPRM on flavored tobacco. The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) announced that it submitted comments to...

7-Eleven Adds ‘Tongue Straws’ for ‘Stick Out Your Tongue Day’

Customers who post tongue straw photos have a chance to win a year of free Slurpee drinks. 7-Eleven is celebrating National Stick Out Your Tongue...

Wawa, Uber Eats Expand Delivery Pilot

Wawa now offers food delivery at 15 of its c-stores through Grubhub and Uber Eats. Wawa Inc. is adding Uber Eats as a delivery option...

Hispanic Spending Drives U.S. Retail Sales’ Rebound

Spending upswing in early 2018 marks most significant shift in spending since declines at the end of 2016. In the first quarter (Q1) of 2018,...

Russell Quick Joins Haskel Thompson & Associates

Quick brings more than 34 years of industry experience to his new position. Russell (Russ) Quick has joined Haskel Thompson & Associates’ team of executive...

7-Eleven Day Brought 51% Uptick in Foot Traffic for 7-Eleven

GasBuddy shows in-store promotions can separate a brand from the competition. When 7-Eleven celebrated its birthday with its annual 7-Eleven Day celebration on July 11...

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