While private label products are improving, quality and value remain critical components for all snacking options. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor “Yes, but…” That’s the all-too-common answer to the question of whether or not price promotions can drive snack sales in convenience stores. Yes, in a lousy economy people look for and respond to savings.
“Our franchise model supports the local business owner with infrastructure and consulting, which enables them to operate great stores and make product assortment decisions that meet neighborhood needs,” says 7-Eleven’s east region senior vice president. 7-Eleven Inc. plans to convert 14 northwestern Illinois Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard (MHC) stores to 7-Eleven stores and offer them for