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CONTENTS
JULY 2017

VOLUME 53/NUMBER 7

COVER STORY

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CSNEWS

TOP 100

The View From the Top

Continuing consolidation puts more stores
in the hands of the biggest c-store chains.

FEATURES
OPERATIONS

42 | Attract, Train & Retain
With turnover a continual industry issue, there are tactics c-store
retailers can apply to hire and keep top-quality talent.

INDUSTRY ROUNDUP
12 | Lawmakers Vote to Protect
Debit Swipe Fee Reform

CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

14 | Tesoro Acquires Western Refining,
Begins Transformation

FOODSERVICE

14 | Fast Facts

50 | Grabbing Customers Before They're Gone
With most c-store visits lasting just a few minutes, grab-and-go
foods can open the wallets of those who don't want to wait for
made-to-order items.
FOODSERVICE

54 | Snack Food Is in Demand as Part of Meals
The fastest-growing snack item throughout the day
is breakfast sandwiches.

16 | Eye on Growth
18 | Seen on Social Media
18 | Retailer Tidbits
18 | Supplier Tidbits
20 | Competitive Watch

GUIDE TO CANDY & SNACKS

58 | Welcome to Modern-Day Snacking
Please keep hands and legs inside at all times; it's going
to be a long ride.

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