TITLE

On the Rise

AUTHOR(S)
Chanil, Debra
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;5/30/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the profit and margin of products related to convenience stores. Confectionery/sweet snacks, general merchandise, other tobacco products and fluid milk products all posted sales gains for the year. Even the struggling salty snack category, which recorded a sales decline, had a bright spot, with a strong finish from meat snacks and some innovative new products and merchandising programs that bode well for the year 2005. Indeed, recent calculations from the U.S. Department of Labor/Consumer Price Index show that gasoline prices rose by a mere 66.8 percent between 1982 and 2005, compared to an average of 92 percent for all measured items.
ACCESSION #
17223847

 

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