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People Cope With Pandemic by Smoking

Mon, 01/01/2024 - 00:00
The drop in cigarette sales halted last year as concerns about e-cigs and lockdowns drove smokers to combustibles.

7-Eleven Tests Robotic Delivery Service in Los Angeles

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
Serve Robotics’ fleet of autonomous robots makes short-distance deliveries for a $2.99 fee.

FDA Wants a New Regulatory Process for CBD

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
The pathway aims to balance consumer access and regulatory oversight, according to the agency.

Blarney Castle Oil Co. Acquires Alpena Oil Co.

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
Alpena operates 14 convenience stores, six full-service grocery stores and a cardlock.

FDA Authorizes 3 Marlboro HeatSticks Products

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
The new products are comparable to HeatSticks authorized in 2019.

Chipotle to Hire 15,000 Additional Workers

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
The restaurant chain is highlighting career progression to draw in applicants ahead of ‘burrito season.’

Rutter’s Plans to Open 50 New Locations

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 00:00
The Pennsylvania-based retailer will expand outside its current markets, including adding stores in Delaware and Virginia.

Valentine’s Day Spending Expected to Reach $26 Billion

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
Consumers are increasing their spend on the romantic holiday this year.

ExxonMobil Opens Texas Chemical Recycling Plant

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
The facility has processed 15 million pounds of material so far, and similar facilities are on the way.

CPG Makers, Retailers Misalign on Pricing

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
Nearly half of surveyed manufacturers plan to lift prices this year, yet 90% of retailers expect fewer markups.

Crank Up the Volume on the Convenience Industry

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
NACS Convenience Matters podcast gives listeners the latest on the industry each week in 25 minutes or less.

8 C-Stores Earn Acclaim for Phenomenal Foodservice

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
From subs and ice cream to barbecue and lattes, convenience stores feed America.

Small Businesses Fuel Booming Labor Market

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:00
Continued hiring challenges may mean more Fed interest rate increases to rein in inflation.

Walmart Raises Starting Pay for U.S. Employees

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
With workers in short supply, the increase will bring the retailer’s average hourly pay to over $17.50.

FDA Issues MDOs for 2 Menthol Vuse Products

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
R.J. Reynolds plans to seek a stay of enforcement to challenge the agency’s decision.

Wawa May Venture Into New Store Format

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
The retailer’s CEO outlined plans for “Wawa on steroids” in its new and existing markets.

Sheetz Lowers DEF Price to 99 Cents a Gallon

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
The retailer has been offering gas discounts on select products intermittently since last summer.

How to Invest in Your Store Leaders

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
The NACS Leadership for Success program brings together new and emerging leaders to learn and enhance their leadership skills.

Coca-Cola Launches Simply Mixology Mocktail and Cocktail Mixer

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
Several intersecting consumer trends, including Dry January, inspired the new beverages.

C-Stores Are Serious Food and Beverage Players

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:00
Foodservice at convenience stores directly competes with QSRs, and gas, groceries and more give the c-store channel an edge.