Convenience Store Products | September/October 2016

Convenience Store Products magazine September/October 2016

In This Issue

October 2016
On With the Show

Consider this step one as you craft your plan of attack for the NACS Show. This is your guide to the products to keep an eye on.

Also: Healtier foods. Artisinal waters. On-the-go snacks. Nicotine innovation. And more!

 

Features

Amazon Dash Red Bull button

The latest e-commerce disruptor is attracting popular c-store brands. Should you care?

Major brands continue to roll out sour takes on core nonchocolate confection products.

Four innovations on foodservice packaging

running refrigerator

Tips to keep your foodservice equipment in top shape with proper maintenance

Alternative packaging is convenient for customers, but a challenge for operators

beer cans

Session, or low-alcohol, beers are gaining in popularity and prominence among the growing number of craft breweries.

Blue Apron

Is there an opportunity for c-stores with ready-made meal kits?

Rutters Farm Store convenience store

Maintaining cleanliness is paramount to customer service for Rutter's Farm Stores

man grocery shopping

Products and trends ideal for c-stores' most reliable yet evolving customer, Bubba

Trending

planters turtle sundae mix

The top-selling new products in Texas this quarter

By the Numbers

snacking data

Value, convenience and ‘permissible indulgence’ are keeping snack sales strong

Opinion

store window signage

What you do with your signage is more important than how much you have

Editor's note

40th birthday cupcake

Reflecting on 40 years of c-store devotion.