Consumers are going organic. You should, too.

Large national supermarkets have watched the sales of natural and organic foods double over the past several years.  A report in the Indianapolis Star, posted on NACSonline.com July 10 shows a definite trend among American consumers toward healthier food. Sales of...

Candy continues to be a good seller in convenience stores

A report on Cdecisions.com shows that candy products have enjoyed consistent growth in all retail markets, despite the poor economy, and convenience stores are enjoying stronger sales in this category than the retail market overall. This isn’t surprising.  Brands such...

Legal smoking age in Oklahoma may rise to 21

On Feb. 21,  convenience store news site CSPnet.com reported that a House committee in Oklahoma has passed on to the full House a bill that would make 21 the legal smoking age in that state, starting in 2015. The bill, titled HB2314, calls for a gradual increase in...