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Jun 30, 2016, 05:32 ET Cold Drink and Ice Sales to Spike Over July 4th Weekend

Convenience store sales increase over the hot summer months and retailers are saying that the Fourth of July holiday weekend may the busiest...


Apr 27, 2015, 05:42 ET Consumers Increasingly Turning to Fresh Items in Convenience Stores

Over one in three Americans (34%) say that they have purchased more snacks that are considered "healthy choices" over the past year, and they are...


Apr 14, 2015, 05:11 ET Consumer Optimism Strengthens as Gas Prices Remain Low, Says NACS

A majority of Americans say they are optimistic about the economy and low gas prices are driving the optimism. Overall, 52% of Americans are...


Mar 10, 2015, 06:11 ET Consumer Optimism Falls as Gas Prices Rise

Rising gas prices are taking a toll on consumer optimism about the economy, with optimism falling to its lowest level since August 2014. Consumer...


Mar 09, 2015, 08:12 ET New Resource Builds the Business Case for Produce Sales at Convenience Stores

A primer to help sell more produce in convenience stores was published today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the...


Feb 10, 2015, 06:07 ET Consumer Optimism Holds -- But Concerns Loom

After a week of rising gas prices, a majority of consumers think that the good times of falling gas prices are over. Almost six in ten consumers...


Feb 02, 2015, 06:07 ET Even With Lower Gas Prices, Consumers Remain Price Sensitive

Even with gas prices near six-year lows, U.S. consumers are still looking for the best gas prices. Three in five (63%) consumers say they would...