Convenience Store Products | August/September 2013

The Pacesetters

Trends behind the fastest-moving new c-store products

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Packaging trends and innovations in the tobacco category; University of Northern Colorado turns a "shoebox" into a c-store; an agenda of the season's biggest c-store events; plus hundreds of product reviews across the categories.

Cover Story

By Abbie Westra administrator, author, editor
Convenience Store Products works with research firm IRI to dive into the trends reflected in its annual New Products Pacesetters report.

Guest Columns

By Abbie Westra administrator, author, editor
Gordon Wade of the Category Management Association offers six questions every retailer should ask when someone comes in with the "next big thing."

Features

By Abbie Westra administrator, author, editor
Hal Brown at the University of Northern Colorado had a major challenge when he was tasked with turning a former copy center into a bustling c-store
By Abbie Westra administrator, author, editor
A bevvy of new packaging twists in the snus, cigar and e-cig subcategories focus on product freshness, quality, differentiation