Convenience Store News Staff


Senate Passes Bill for FDA to Regulate Tobacco

WASHINGTON In a 79-17 vote yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill giving the Food and Drug Administration regulatory authority over the tobacco industry. The vote sends the measure back […]

Senate Passes Bill for FDA to Regulate Tobacco

In a 79-17 vote yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill giving the Food and Drug Administration regulatory authority over the tobacco industry. The vote sends the measure back to […]

Walmart Debates Continued Sale of Tobacco

In an annual shareholders meeting, Walmart reveled in its strong performance during the recession and promised further improvements in store merchandise and store aesthetics. Of most interest to convenience store […]

Walmart Debates Continued Tobacco Sales

NEW YORK At its annual shareholders meeting, Walmart reveled in its strong performance during the recession and promised further improvements in store merchandise and store aesthetics. Of most interest to […]

A-B, Nascar’s Petty Launch Designated-Driver Push

Nascar driver Richard Petty and Anheuser-Busch are teaming up on a new Budweiser responsibility campaign aimed at reminding fans to use a designated driver, the company said. “Racing is about […]

A-B, Nascar’s Petty Launch Designated-Driver Push

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Nascar driver Richard Petty and Anheuser-Busch are teaming up on a new Budweiser responsibility campaign aimed at reminding fans to use a designated driver, the company said. “Racing […]

Lay’s Launches Phase 2

PLANO, TEXAS Marking the second phase of its repositioning strategy that started earlier this year, Lay’s Potato Chips launched a nationwide marketing campaign celebrating the power of the people and […]

Lay’s Chips Spotlights Potato Farmers

Marking the second phase of its repositioning strategy that started earlier this year, Lay’s Potato Chips launched a nationwide marketing campaign celebrating the power of the people and communities producing […]

Snacks Gain Consumer Clout

Snacks have taken center stage in American eating, according to Snack Foods Culinary Trend Mapping Report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and Packaged Facts. The study shows time-crunched […]

7-Eleven Brings OGPlanet Game Cards to Stores

OGPlanet game cards are now available at 7-Eleven stores, thanks to the collaboration between OGPlanet and game card-developers Incomm to offer players easier access to OGPlanet’s online currency. “Partnering with […]