Abbey Lewis

Abbey Lewis
Editor in Chief, Convenience Store Products
Winsight LLC
(630) 528-9226

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second annual Convenience Store Products retailer survey

The second-annual Convenience Store Products retailer survey reveals what you really think about the next big thing—and the strategies you employ to sell them.

Goose Island sample bus

Marketers of products in your stores are upping their game. How can you pick up this strategy and use it to market your own brand?

Vollrath Co. Stoelting AutoVend System

Kitchen Innovations Awards winners promise labor, energy and water efficiencies

triscuit crackers

'The challenge for these big food companies is trying to reshape themselves'

Identifying the most-clicked products on since the site’s launch in October ­2015.

Albanese Confection

There’s always more to the story than what you see on store shelves, beyond the cellophane wrappers and cardboard boxes.

do this; don't do that

Category management can be a marathon. So run a mile in these retailers’ shoes. What has worked for them? And what hasn’t?

Listening to the advice that only retailer experience can suggest—that’s a magic bullet.

Snickers Logo

The Super Bowl is watched as much for the commercials as it is for the actual football game, at least it is for most consumers.

consumer opinions

Guess what customers are saying about your convenience stores? Some of the answers surprised even us.

Convenience Store Products Logo

We’ve just moved the furniture around a little bit in our print magazine, dusted off the shelves and fluffed the pillows.

Hershey So Fit

Hershey will soon launch its SoFit brand, a line of fruit and protein squeezes, snack squares, and nut and seed packets. SoFit products are already available on Amazon.