Convenience Stores

Report: Consumers' Snacking Perceptions Don't Always Line Up with Reality

Perception and reality are sometimes far apart when it comes to snacking behavior. New research from Datassential suggests that consumers are reaching more often than they think for craveable, salty favorites in between meals, while at the same time looking to fruit and vegetables as snacks more in spirit than actual consumption.

Wawa to Hire Over 5,000 People in the Next 3 Months

Wawa, Inc. announced plans to launch its spring hiring campaign with the goal of hiring more than 5,000 new associates during the next three months, with all of Wawa's 750 stores across its six-state operating area looking to add new talent.

Sheetz to Open New Raleigh Location on Thursday

Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, announced the upcoming opening of its new store located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The opening is scheduled for February 23, at the store, located at 7513 Ramble Way.

Sheetz Opening Three New Central Pennsylvania Stores

Sheetz, one of America's fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, today announced the upcoming openings of three new stores in Central Pennsylvania: Manheim, Hummelstown-Derry Township and York.

Sheetz Commits to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

Sheetz, one of America's fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, today announced a goal of committing to the sale of only cage-free eggs in its stores by 2025. The shift is a component of its efforts toward offering a wide variety of great-tasting, quality food and specialty beverages, while also taking a proactive approach to issues of food safety and animal welfare.

Hunt Brothers Pizza Reveals Winners of Upgrade Contest

Hunt Brothers Pizza announced the winners of its “25 for 25 Video Contest,” in which they received video submissions from their retail partners detailing the importance of the pizza program to their businesses, families and communities.

Sheetz Named One of Best Companies to Work For

Sheetz Inc. is one of the 2016 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine.This list, now in its 19th year, recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

C-Stores, Supermarkets Take on a Bigger Role

Foodservice offered by grocery and convenience stores is a far cry from the rotisserie chicken and hot dogs that were staples of these outlets a decade ago. Supermarkets and convenience stores (c-stores) are raising the bar on their foodservice offerings and an increasing number of consumers are choosing these outlets for their prepared meals and snacks in addition to quick-service restaurants, reports The NPD Group, a global information company.

Supermarket and C-store Chains Gain Momentum

It’s a brave new foodservice world. The quick-service restaurant community is facing increasing competition from supermarkets, convenience stores, and big-box retailers that are offering their own prepared food choices and branded restaurant concepts.

The Convenience Store Threat

Forget your grandfather. These aren’t even your father’s convenience stores.There are menus touting spicy chorizo and smoked Gouda on ciabatta, baked tilapia, and arabica coffee. There’s signage broadcasting terms like artisanal, organic, and free range.