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Millennial Consumers More Likely To Make Foodservice Purchases

“Millennials are a critical consumer group to the foodservice industry, and finding ways to market to them can be difficult because they have high and varied expectations,” says Sara Monnette, director of consumer research for Technomic. Consumers’ positive outlook of the future indicates that they may increase spending on foodservice within the next year, according

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Core-Mark Reports Quarterly Cash Dividend

Core-Mark Holding Company Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the c-store retail industry in North America, announced its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 17, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close

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Mars Celebrates National Ice Cream Day With Six Flags

Mars Chocolate North America promotes its ice cream products at 11 Six Flags parks across the U.S. for National Ice Cream Day. Mars Chocolate North America announced its exclusive partnership with Six Flags Entertainment Corp. to help consumers celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 15. Guests who visit select Six Flags parks on National

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Pan-Oston Receives Domino’s Pizza Teamwork Award

In 90 days Pan-Oston engineered, manufactured and delivered new image counters to six Domino’s stores. Pan-Oston was awarded the Domino’s Pizza Teamwork Award for 2011 at its annual Supplier Summit. By receiving this award Domino’s Pizza recognizes Pan-Oston for its outstanding teamwork and execution of the New Image Counters it engineered, manufactured and delivered within

U.S. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), Michael Rosenberg, President and CEO of The Promotion In Motion Companies Inc., and Promotion In Motion executives celebrate official opening of new corporate headquarters.

Promotion In Motion Opens New Headquarters

Promotion In Motion celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 4 at The Promotion In Motion Companies Inc. new corporate headquarters in Allendale, N. J. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) joined Michael Rosenberg, president and CEO of Promotion In Motion Companies Inc., along with Mayor and Borough Council, Vince Barra of Allendale, N.J. to celebrate the

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CITGO Announces Roundtable Meetings

Marketer Roundtable Meetings to showcase new programs and programs for the company. CITGO Petroleum Corp. is convening 18 Marketer Roundtable Meetings in the New Year, each with a strong message of growth in 2012. Scattered throughout its marketing footprint, these meetings provide opportunities for marketers to hear directly from the CITGO team about new programs

Register Now For The NYACS Show

The 24th annual Trade Show & Convention of the New York Association of Convenience Stores is set for next week at the Oncenter in Syracuse, N.Y. Retail decision-makers representing more than 1,000 New York convenience stores are expected to attend the May 12-13 event. “Going for the GREEN” is this year’s theme. It’s a product

Welcome Back NAG

As the industry continues its rapid evolution, CSD is stepping up its efforts to provide convenience store operators with the tools they need to be successful. To that end, CSD is proud to announce two premiere events in the coming months. First and foremost, the National Advisory Group (NAG) begins its rise back to prominence

A Shot of Energy

The “tip of the YEAR” when it comes to selling two-ounce energy shots, said Terry Messmer, merchandise manager for NOCO Express Stores in Tanawanda, N.Y., is to protect margins. “What is happening is that beverage suppliers are very quick to lower the price of the product to get more sales, but we have to still

Independent C-store Retailers To Convene At Expo

The annual Independent C-Store Expo (I-C-Expo), hosted by Royal Buying Group Inc., is coming to Illinois this spring. This year’s expo will feature a trade show floor and meeting space, networking and educational seminars on various topics intended to help all convenience store operators. Speakers will include nationally recognized industry experts, supplier representatives, and a very

Catering to the Community

It was 1968 when Don Lamberti purchased a Boone, Iowa service station and converted it into a convenience store, launching what would eventually grow into the thriving chain known as Casey’s General Stores. By the end of its first decade, Casey’s had more than 100 locations, plus its own warehouse. To meet its growing business

Turning a Foodservice Profit

C-store operators looking to grow their foodservice programs just may be overlooking, or at least underestimating, one of the best tools at their disposal: the humble roller grill. As in-store menus have expanded to include fresh foods and entrees, the time-honored roller grill has quietly continued to please customers and bolster bottom lines thanks to

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