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See how the convenience and fuel retailing industry performed in 2020 in this exclusive look at NACS State of the Industry data.
The Personalization Factor
How to focus on profit over volume by bringing in more customers, more often.
Fourth-tier cigarettes and cigars benefited from pandemic shifts, while e-cigarettes shed their appeal.
The Power of Sweet and Salty
The candy and salty snacks categories boosted basket size and traffic for retailers in 2020.
From the Source
NACS Convenience Voices program reveals key trends of today’s ever-evolving consumer.
What’s Now. What’s Next.
This year, understanding industry strengths—and your opportunities—is more valuable than ever.
Down But Not Out
The pandemic battered foodservice in 2020.
A Post-Pandemic Future
Convenience retail leaders share how their companies are navigating the future.
Back to Normal, Slowly
A review of the fuel disruptions of 2020 offers a measured outlook for recovery.
Visibility Leads to Action
Check on your stores any time, any where and generate valuable insights from what you see.
The Big Pivot
In 2020, healthy margins offset a crash in fuel demand, while bigger baskets lifted inside sales.
Set Up for Success
Today’s modern forecourt and c-store platforms should be open-platform, software-based systems that deliver operational efficiency, security and ongoing flexibility.
Cold Vault Superstars
Carbonated drinks, sports drinks and juice boosted packaged beverage growth.
Beer, wine and liquor categories thrive as consumer shopping habits shift.
Trivia Night: NACS Style
Time for some fun! How well do you know the convenience store industry?
Beer sales and profits thrive amid pandemic challenges.
After a rocky 2020, cold dispensed beverages are poised for growth.
From the Editor
Built for Impact
NACS takes another run at the swipe fee debate.
With climate-related buzzwords floating around, here’s what you need to know.
One Voice: Amanda Thompson
NACS Announces 2 New Global Relationship Partners
Boost Your Knowledge, Build Your Career
Are We There Yet?
Explore Other Issues
Meet NACS Chairman Jared Scheeler, see how c-stores are using AI and explore the latest packaging options for your foodservice in the January issue.
Read how to put your c-store on the digital search map, plus get tips for managing supply-chain issues and beefing up the dinner daypart in the February issue.
See who made our Top 100 list of convenience retailers by store count, and hear from leaders of fast-growing chains about their M&A strategies. Learn about self-checkout, hiring veterans and more.
Read results of the NACS Consumer Fuels Survey, see how retailers are making way for beverage innovation in the cold vault, get tips for food sampling programs and more!
NACS SOI data on the foodservice category, tips for competing with QSRs, what’s new in craft sodas and better-for-you candy and more awaits you in the foodservice issue.
Read our exclusive coverage of the 2022 NACS State of the Industry Summit, featuring data and insights from the NACS State of the Industry Report of Data.
Get tips for handling inflationary pricing pressure, see what brands are top of mind for c-store shoppers, rethink the tobacco back bar and more.
See why private-label brands have real sticking power in c-stores, how energy and sports drinks are amping up healthier options and get an inside look at new store designs.
ESG reporting, drive-thru how-tos, snacking trends, loyalty programs, social media and store security are among the topics we cover in this month's pre-NACS Show issue.
Delve into customer journeys, corporate culture, beverage trends, 24/7 operations and much more in the latest issue.
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