Quicklee’s Expands with Travel Center

Avon, N.Y.-based chain prepares for rapid growth in 2018, with planned acquisitions, remodels and more. By Erin Del Conte, Senior Editor PEMM Inc.’s Quicklee’s Convenience Stores, a 14-store chain in upstate New York, has its eye on expansion, is aggressively remodeling its fleet of stores and recently debuted a new 11,500-square-foot travel center complete with

Biometrics the Hottest Trend of 2017

Some 38.9% of survey respondents said they viewed fingerprint and facial recognition as more secure than passwords. Keeper Security Inc., a password manager and secure digital vault, announced the results of a survey involving 1,115 adults over the age of 18 regarding password behaviors. Two important distinctions emerged from the results: people still have terrible

Consumers Crave Specialty Cheeses

Cheese consumption in the U.S. continues to grow as customers look for new taste experiences. International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA)’s “What’s in Store 2018” report found specialty cheeses are in demand. Consumers are most interested in new cheese varieties with in-store deli being an important place for experiencing specialty cheese—showcasing the largest share of

Brett Giesick Appointed President of Enmarket

Under Giesick’s leadership the chain recently acquired Clyde’s Markets. Savannah, Ga.-based Enmarket has named Brett Giesick as the president of Enmarket Convenience Stores. In this role, Giesick has top and bottom line responsibility for Enmarket and leads marketing, operations, accounting, foodservice, training, fuel procurement, logistics, and pricing, real estate & construction, facilities, safety & security,

Top 10 Organic Products in 2017

Chicken, bananas, among top 10 organic products. Nielsen has announced the top 10 organic products from the fresh department with the highest dollar sales throughout the year in 2017. They are as follows: 1.) Packaged salads 2.) Berries 3.) Chicken 4.) Herbs, spices & seasonings 5.) Apples 6.) Beverages (deli) 7.) Carrots 8.) Bananas 9.)