QMart Celebrates New Texas Locations

The Texas retailer now operates 26 convenience stores throughout Houston and Austin. QMart recently hosted grand opening events with fuel partner, Phillips 66, for Houston, Texas locations that were either new or recently remodeled. Upon entering a new QMart, guests are transported to something that diverges from the typical convenience store experience. The new and

McLane Co. Finalist for PHA’s Partner of the Year Award

McLane recognized as one of five finalists for PHA’s Partner of the Year Award, based on positive impact, innovation and reach of work. McLane Co. Inc., a supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, was selected as one of five finalists for the 2018 Partner for A Healthier America (PHA)’s Partner

Conexxus Annual Conference Wraps Up in Chicago

The Conexxus Annual Conference outlines how the future of technology could impact convenience stores. The 2018 Conexxus Annual Conference drew c-store retailers and suppliers to Loews Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., April 29 through May 3 to discuss standards and the future of technology. Keynote speaker Jeffrey Baxter, the Grammy Award winning guitarist for the

Millennial Parents’ Shopping Habits Differ from Other Generations

From subscription services to online research Millennial parents’ shopping habits look different from the way baby boomers and Gen X managed purchases. As Millennials reach their late 20s and 30s, many are reaching their next step in life: parenthood, and Millennial parents’ shopping habits are significantly different than generations past. The spring edition of the

Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

By Steve Sandman No matter how many articles we read about Foodservice, Technology, Beverages or Candy, the No. 1 profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco. Like it or not, it will remain so for many decades to come. The category turns faster than any other category inside the c-store, generates the most profit

Snag Event Explores Labor Movements

CEO says almost 60% of the American workforce is hourly and an overwhelming number of these workers consider themselves underemployed. Snag, the leading platform for connecting hourly employees with employers, wraps up its wraps p HourMinds 2018 in Charleston, S.C. today. The three-day event brings together successful brands such Shake Shack, Uber and KFC to

C-Store Category Sales Growth Mixed

C-Store category sales face pressure from dollar store and supermarket promotions. Wells Fargo Securities LLC quoting Nielsen data, noted that overall convenience store channel sales growth was flat with mixed performance across categories for the four week period ending April 21, 2018. C-Store channel dollar sales for the four-week period were $8.2 billion, +0.1% year-over-year,