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Tobacco Sales Require Basic Training

Developing programs to discourage non-compliant sales to minors is good business. By Steve Sandman The youth nicotine “epidemic” that Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the U.S. Food...

PRIDE In an Innovative Industry

The PRIDE Stores’ Mario Spina explains how the c-store chain is tackling trending customer experiences. By David Bennett, Senior Editor More convenience retailers are implementing innovative...

Meat Snacks Show Punch

Meat snacks continue selling strong in the convenience channel, as consumers seek options for heartier foods offering better nutrition. By Lisa White, Contributing Editor Meat snack...

Roller Grill Trending Up

Convenience store retailers continue to modify and adapt their roller grill offerings to accommodate an increasingly diversified audience. By Scott McKinney, Contributing Editor Foodservice growth led...

Cracking Down on Menthol

The c-store industry reacts to the  latest proposed cigarette ban. Anne Baye Ericksen, Contributing Editor Just before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) dished...

Enhance Your Human Resources Performance

The 2019 HR Benchmarking survey helps c-store retailers learn how they stack up against the competition and provides key insights for raising the bar. From...

The 2019 Social Media Awards

Social media trends are evolving and savvy chains are keeping pace, going into 2019. CSD recognizes c-store chains succeeding at social media and mobile...

Enmarket Convenience Stores Readies for New Year

After more than doubling its store count in the last two years, the Savannah, Ga.-based convenience retailer is destined to make more headway in...

Staying Current on Electric Vehicles

It’s too early to speculate if General Motors’ decision to kill the Volt will shock the EV industry at all. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor General...
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Gas Demand Falls to Two-Year Low

Pump prices dip even lower, allowing drivers to fill up for 25 cents less per gallon compared to last year. Gas demand has hit a...

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