Convenience Store Products | January/February 2017

January-February 2017 Convenience Store Products

In This Issue

February 2017
Special Category-Management Issue

Bricks and click can coexist, so how can c-stores play both sides?

Swiss Farms' grab-and-go foodservice offer heats up. Tracking beverage trends. Kitchen must-haves. Total nicotine, healthy snacks, resetting candy and more.

 

Features

The top-selling new products in the United States this quarter

mobile technology

Technology is vital to efficiency for one small Tennessee chain

groceries

New regulations affect product mix at Fabulous Freddy’s

candy

The company's senior category manager for confection talks changing seasons and private label

healthy snacks

Terrible Herbst vice president of sales and marketing says promotion is the key to growth

How ARS merchandise manager is applying a ‘craft’ sensibility to her category

Rutter’s foodservice director dishes on the equipment he can’t live without

The global ready-to-drink (RTD) tea and coffee market is expected to reach $116.13 billion by 2024

c-store cold vault

Handy Mart category manager Samantha Barry on comparing sales reports and following internal data

Man eating hand-held sandwich

Sixty-two percent of consumers say they want retailers to offer more hand-held foods that are ready to eat

Swiss Farms ups the ante on its grab-and-go meals with Modern Palate

Cover story

Bricks and clicks can coexist, so how can c-stores play both sides?

quickchek c-store

Here are four areas of QuickChek's newest store that help make product selection stand out.

Editor's note

online retailing

Both Amazon and Wal-Mart are creating new brick-and-mortar retail spaces that meld the online world with the physical. What does that mean for your product mix and how you manage your categories?