As winter draws to an end, the rites of the season manifest themselves. Spring-break trips to warmer climates beckon as the grapefruit league gets under way, holding the promise of warm summer days. For the convenience retailing industry, this season signals the time to change up the product mix for warmer sales. And the annual NACS State of the Industry Summit must be right around the corner. As on opening day, we all celebrate the excitement and promise of the new season.