Abbey Lewis

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

Abbey Lewis is editor in chief of Convenience Store Products magazine. Email your comments to alewis@winsightmedia.com.

From 7-Eleven merchandising strategies to the most overlooked foodservice patron, 2015 was a huge year for product innovation at Convenience Store Products .

stoli packaging

Stoli Group USA packaging designers met with bartenders to ensure that the bottle was not only aesthetically pleasing, but included practical enhancements.

borden's milk

In this issue, we’re obviously focusing on the new—in the form of our annual Hot 100 list of most requested products of the year. But we’re also looking back—at the rise of nostalgia in the candy aisle.

We're counting down the top 50 in the Convenience Store Products e-newsletter. And today we’ve hit the final ten most-requested products.

We're counting down the top 50 of the 2015 Hot 100, with 10 new products posted every Wednesday in the Convenience Store Products e-newsletter.

We're counting down the top 50, with 10 new products posted every Wednesday in the Convenience Store Products e-newsletter.

chocolate

With 81% of American consumers eating chocolate, sales of chocolate candy in the United States are expected to exceed $26 billion by 2018, a first for the industry.

We're counting down the top 50, with 10 new products posted every Wednesday in the Convenience Store Products e-newsletter.

Every year, Convenience Store Products tallies up retailer requests received for information on products found in the magazine (via reader service card).

candy corn

Halloween brings with it a scary amount of opportunity for c-stores—to the tune of $6.9 billion, which is how much money consumers are expected to spend this year.

nacs most interesting man in the world

A firsthand account of the famous faces, incredible convenience-store innovation and imaginative products on the 2015 NACS Show floor.

celestial tea new packaging

The difference between Boulder, Colo.-based Celestial Seasonings's new look and it's old look is summed up in three words: clean, natural and modern.

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