Industry News

This week’s Convenience Matters podcast takes a closer look at the current trend to ban plastic packaging, straws, cups and bags.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The companies are enticing customers to stop by in the midafternoon for a cold coffee beverage.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The burger chain will add the plant-based sandwich to its U.S. menu across the country by the end of 2019.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
It’s not too late to catch this afternoon’s NACS webinar on what the credit-card class action settlement means for c-stores.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Discounted rides are available in 15 cities for SNAP recipients who live in "food deserts."
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Nation’s largest grocer is establishing its own supply chain to sell Angus beef cuts in 500 stores.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Retail giant also announces standard one-day shipping for Prime members.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The c-store industry in Japan is becoming more flexible with operating hours amid rising labor costs and staffing shortages.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Shifting its focus to an older employee demographic may help fill breakfast and lunch shifts for the fast food chain.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
This week’s CBD and cannabis updates from the United States and around the globe.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The technology identifies situations from ripe bananas to wet floors but doesn’t recognize shopper faces or track their movements.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Higgins served as 1996 NACS chairman and was a pivotal force in strengthening the industry’s advocacy efforts.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Leading convenience chains join CSAT initiative to battle human trafficking.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
NACS objects to a proposed rule that would hinder retailers from obtaining information needed to defend against fraud allegations.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The sodas are available only for a limited time.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The former Alon tech executive is recognized for his dedication in driving membership engagement.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
A new recycling guide from NACS and CMI offers retailers tips and tricks to get consumers to correctly recycle aluminum cans and plastic bottles.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The chain has installed sharps boxes in at least 25 markets amid workers’ concerns about safety.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Some U.K. retailers are outfitting security guards with cameras, and pilots are planned in the U.S. for security and training uses.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Next week’s free NACS webinar will educate convenience retailers about next steps for their operations.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The demand for nonalcoholic beer is growing as brewers accommodate new tastes.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The service is available free to Prime members who grant garage access in 50 U.S. cities.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The bill’s sponsor didn’t have enough support to continue with the measure but plans to try again next year.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The new coffee-infused soda packs a caffeine boost to get consumers through the afternoon slump and follows the launch of Orange Vanilla Coke.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The drugstore chain will stop selling tobacco products, including vaping devices, to anyone under the age of 21 as of September.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019

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