Things You Should Know About Grocery

Francella, Barbara Grondin
September 2006
Convenience Store News;9/18/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p53
Trade Publication
The article discusses the place of grocery category in the convenience stores industry in the U.S. Average store sales of the edible grocery segment grew last year from approximately $53,400 to nearly $58,000. Chuck Pettibon, senior category manager for Valero Energy Corp., informed that grocery isn't an extremely high priority for stores . Most of the stores try to keep products that can be consumed within 30 minutes of purchase like packaged beverages, candy, sandwiches and snacks.


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