Samantha Oller

Samantha Oller
Senior Editor/Special Projects Coordinator, CSP
Winsight LLC
(630) 528-9238
convenience-store retail visit statistics

The total time consumers spend inside a c-store rose 6%. But that increase still gives retailers only 2 minutes and 52 seconds to turn a shopper into a buyer.

Another year, another record-high average score for the chains studied in the CSP/Service Intelligence Mystery Shop as foodservice becomes a tenet of the industry.

As gasoline demand slowly fades, 24% decline in gasoline demand from 2012 to 2040, retailers place their bets on the next big fuel.

For many retailers, foodservice promises higher profits and a powerful differentiator. But it is not foolproof, explained Technomic Inc. at the recent 2013 IRI Summit.