Publication: Convenience Store/Petroleum

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Mystery Shop: Thorntons

Thorntons is part of CSP's Convenience Top 101.Calculation notes: Overall scores are calculated using all score questions on the survey. Each question is given an equal weight.Category scores (exterior, dairy cooler, coffee, etc.) are calculated using ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Dairy, Coffee
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal Report: Retailers Continue to Prevent Underage Tobacco Sales

MINNEAPOLIS -- A new report just released by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that retailers continue to meet SAMHSA’s federally mandated goals of preventing the sale of tobacco to youth under the age ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Tobacco, Retailing, Sales
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Vape Update: Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- It seems it was only last year that operators were finally getting a handle on electronic cigarettes, pegging e-liquids and high-priced vaporizers (or tanks) as “not for the c-store channel.” Fast-forward to 2014: tanks and liquids ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

What Are the Key Lunch 'Needstates'? (Infographic)

CHICAGO -- Consumers regularly eat lunch away from home--a couple of days a week, on average. Foodservice operators have been focusing their efforts on gaining a larger share of lunch visits during this highly competitive day-part.Convenience and speed ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Cider Now 1% of Total Beer Volume

CHICAGO -- "Cider is swiftly moving toward logging in another year of significant double-digit volume gains in 2014, and the major beer marketers each are staking a claim in the evolving category," wrote Technomic Inc.'s Donna Hood Crecca in a recent ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Veeder-Root Gains SaaS, Logistics Expertise With FuelQuest Deal

SIMSBURY, Conn. -- The Veeder-Root Co. has acquired FuelQuest Inc., a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for retail and commercial fueling logistics applications.As reported in a 21st Century Smoke/ CSP Daily News Flash, FuelQuest will combine ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

It's Official: Burger King Buying Tim Hortons

OAKVILLE, Ont. & MIAMI -- After teasing the deal on Monday, Tim Hortons Inc. and Burger King Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday announced an agreement under which the two companies will combine to form the world's third-largest quick-service restaurant (QSR) ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

DTT Continues Subway Relationship

LOS ANGELES -- As a leading provider of digital video surveillance and managed services for the hospitality industry, DTT has renewed approximately 2,500 Subway restaurants and signed up more than 600 new locations in 2104.The company has been working ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Susser Shareholders Make ETP Merger Election

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas & DALLAS -- Holders of 85% of the outstanding shares, or approximately 18.58 million shares of Susser common stock, made a unit election regarding the form of merger consideration that they want to receive in Energy Transfer Partners ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery-Shop Report Card: Sheetz

Subsections where Sheetz earned a score of 100%:All on-duty employees wearing a uniform including a nametag All on-duty employees well-groomed Cash counter clean Coffee area fully stocked Fountain-drink area fully stocked with supplies Procedure for taking ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Sheetz, Dairy, Coffee
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pie for All

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Thanks mostly to lower crude oil prices, the U.S. average retail price of regular-grade gasoline is down another 4.21 cents, to $3.4785 per gallon for regular, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast Gets Exclusive Taste of Coca-Cola Life

ATLANTA -- Consumers in the Southeast are getting the first taste of Coca-Cola’s new lower-calorie soda Coca-Cola Life.Grocer The Fresh Market reported on its website Monday that the mid-calorie carbonated soft drink is excslusively available in its stores ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]

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...definitely opportunities to take share in the lunch day-part," said Sara Monnette, senior director of consumer insights and innovation at Technomic. "Promotion of premium limited-time items, staggered portion sizes and better-for-you menu specialties could help capture customer attention and drive midday traffic."
...portfolio continues to expand, and cider is increasingly within the drinks consideration set, which leads to incremental volume," Crecca said. "Our research confirms variety is important to consumers both at retail and at the bar. Whether or not they ultimately purchase cider, its availability speaks to the establishment’s adult beverage credibility and appeal."
"I have been a DTT customer since 2008. ... This is extremely important for a multi-unit franchisee like myself because I can't be everywhere at once and with DTT I know I don't have to be" said Mike Martin, a Subway operator based in Michigan
Billionaire Warren Buffett's Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway has committed $3 billion of preferred equity financing. It is "simply a financing source and will not have any participation in the management and operation of the business" the companies said

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Mystery Shop: Thorntons [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 1 hour ago]
Vape Update: Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 3 hours ago]
Federal Report: Retailers Continue to Prevent U... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 3 hours ago]
What Are the Key Lunch 'Needstates'? (Infographic) [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 4 hours ago]
Cider Now 1% of Total Beer Volume [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 6 hours ago]
Susser Shareholders Make ETP Merger Election [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 23 hours ago]
DTT Continues Subway Relationship [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 23 hours ago]
Mystery-Shop Report Card: Sheetz [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
It's Official: Burger King Buying Tim Hortons [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
Pie for All [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
Veeder-Root Gains SaaS, Logistics Expertise Wit... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
Southeast Gets Exclusive Taste of Coca-Cola Life [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
Mystery Shop: Pump N Pantry [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]
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