Convenience Store Products | May/June 2015
In This Issue
The most successful new c-store products are portable, progressive and poppable.
Growing sales through combo meals! Translating foodservice trends! Why we're bullish on snacks! Plus, gum's resurgence; bottled-water packaging advancements; drinks by generations; general merchandise; lottery's next frontier and more!
The bottled-water industry is maturing beyond the bottle. As industry growth slows, some manufacturers are innovating their packaging with alternative options popping up.
Unlike QSRs and casual restaurants, too many convenience operators either don’t recognize the benefits of bundling or they poorly execute package deals. Others fear that without a substantial foodservice program, bundles are irrelevant.