General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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6 retailers recognized by supplier partners for their category-management leadership

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The convenience-retailing industry is experiencing rapid consolidation, digital disruption and nonstop regulatory restrictions. And yet category managers take these challenges head on, driving traffic and sales for their brands despite the headwinds of the marketplace. It’s with...

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Roughly 81% of consumers buy proprietary products on almost every shopping trip: study

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Retailer will launch new supply-chain solution in its East Coast locations

TEMPLE, Texas -- Convenience-store retailer QuickChek has extended its partnership with McLane Co. Inc. and will test a new application to ease returns and credits, McLane said. The agreement, a renewal of a 28-year relationship, includes a complete supply-chain solution for grocery, beverages,...

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E-commerce giant has better prices in one surprising product category, according to new study
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Retailer seeks grocery, general merchandise and HBC manufacturers
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Adds new category-management role to meet demand for fresh and healthier products
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184 booths will feature 288 manufacturers showcasing 460 products and concepts
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Flexibility key to retailer success as electric-vehicle hurdle nears, industry veteran says
Lil' Drug cold and flu products
While no one wants to get sick during the winter, it’s inevitable for many consumers. Here are a few strategies to employ, as well as a few products to consider stocking, to help thrive through these tough few months.
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Familiar face in food-distribution sales moves on to the next stage of his career