Foodservice: Page 2

  • Show floor at NACS 2022 with Anheuser-Busch and Celsius signs
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    C-Store Dive’s coverage from the NACS Show

    In addition to all the pizza, candy and beef jerky, this year’s show served up a lot of valuable insights on the state of the industry, and how to meet growing trends like electrification.

    By C-Store Dive Staff • Oct. 10, 2022
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    Retrieved from Kum & Go press release.

    Kum & Go expands foodservice program to Des Moines, Iowa

    The offerings will be available in all locations in the convenience store chain’s home base, with plans to roll it out across its entire footprint over the next several years. 

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    How Maverik and Circle K are bringing dispensed beverages back from the brink

    The category has suffered tremendously since 2020, but there are ways to work around the hurdles.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    How 4 food and beverage companies plot their c-store strategies

    Conagra, Ferrara, Coca-Cola and Kellogg discuss their game plans for working with convenience retailers to maximize shopper conversions. 

    By Thai Phi Le • Oct. 4, 2022
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    Retrieved from PFG website.

    Performance Foodservice to break ground on new facility in Denver

    The 265,000-square-foot facility will more than double the square footage of the food and beverage distributor’s other Colorado location.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Foxtrot launches app-focused membership program

    The urban convenience store’s two-tier program offers discounts, early access to products, free delivery and other perks.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Retrieved from TXB website.

    TXB to debut private-label food, beverage and apparel products

    The line from Texas Born Stores, previously known as Kwik Chek, are all sourced, manufactured and packaged in Texas. 

    By Sept. 27, 2022
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    Courtesy of Casey's

    Casey’s working to automate pizza call-in orders

    The chain is working on adding a voice-based artificial intelligence system to help field the roughly 10 million annual phone orders it still gets, CEO Darren Rebelez said at Groceryshop.

    By Sept. 26, 2022
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    Tim Boyle via Getty Images

    For c-stores, convenience is no longer the only priority, report says

    Retailers can benefit from offering a wider variety of foodservice options and focusing more on loyalty, Intouch Insight's CEO says.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
  • 7-Eleven opened its first Laredo Taco Company drive-thru in March 2021
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    Courtesy of 7-Eleven

    What gas and convenience brands can learn from restaurant innovations

    Judy Chan, chief marketing officer at Bluedot, says c-stores could improve their strategy by focusing on contactless payments, mobile ordering and pickup, analytics and loyalty programs. 

    By Judy Chan • Sept. 21, 2022
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    Retrieved from QuikTrip press release.

    Gas stations without gas are coming — and they’re all about the food

    Fuel-less, food-focused c-stores have opened up for the past several years. Here’s a look at what’s behind the trend and how retailers can get in on it.

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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    Retrieved from ARKO press release.

    Arko CEO discusses M&A strategy, labor and supply chain challenges

    Arko’s c-store arm, GPM Investments, has become one of the largest U.S. chains since 2013. Arie Kotler offers insight into how they’ve grown and where they’re headed.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    Courtesy of EG Group

    EG America links with DoorDash to offer nationwide delivery

    As competitive pressure in the digital channel heats up, the c-store provider will list more than 1,300 locations on DoorDash by the end of October.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    Retrieved from Maverik press release.

    Maverik prioritizing waste management as high food prices continue

    The c-store chain is working alongside Feeding America to expand its program to additional stores and more food banks. 

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    Kitchen United secures $100M

    The firm plans to grow from 15 locations to over 500 using malls, shopping centers and supermarkets operated by new investors, Business Insider reports.

    By Julie Littman • July 25, 2022
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    Courtesy of Wawa

    Are c-stores the next QSR? One survey says it’s ‘entirely possible.’

    Fifty-nine percent of U.S. consumers consider buying a meal at a convenience store when stopping for fast food, per Bluedot data. 

    By Alicia Kelso • June 28, 2022
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    Courtesy of 7-Eleven

    7-Eleven introduces subscription delivery service

    For $5.95 a month, shoppers can get items delivered by the convenience store in about 30 minutes.

    By Kaarin Vembar • Jan. 24, 2022
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    Why convenience retailers are gearing up to win in foodservice

    As vehicles go electric, stores will increasingly turn away from fuel pumps and toward innovative meals and snacks, writes retail analyst Frank Beard.

    By Frank Beard • Jan. 6, 2022
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    Christopher Doering

    Report calls for c-stores to steer further toward food

    Several leading advisors note that "existential threats" like the shift to electric vehicles and growing delivery demand necessitate an increasing focus on meals, groceries and services.

    By April 13, 2021