Convenience Store Products | January/February 2016
In This Issue
Find out what your customers think about your store—in their own words. Some of their answers surprised even us.
Also: McDonald’s breakfast boom. A new generation of ABV. Beverage insights from thirsty people? The coolest products you’ve never heard of. More!
Consumers are intrigued by the innovation boost and are paying more for premium popcorn, says Susan Viamari, vice president of thought leadership for Chicago-based IRI.
Over the 52 weeks ending on Nov. 1, 2015, confectionery kept up with total store growth at 3.2%. And dollar sales grew 3% for chocolate and nonchocolate candy combined.
7-Eleven expands its locker program to serve more retailers and announced in October that it would install Wal-Mart lockers in locations in Toronto as well, according to The Wall Street Journal.