TITLE

Packaged Bevs., OTP Drove 1st Half C-store Sales

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;10/8/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the results of a survey, which studied the sales of convenience stores in the U.S. The in-store product categories scored over the others in sales during the first half of 2006, despite the rising gas prices. The products that sold well were, packaged beverages, other tobacco products and alternative snacks. Sales of packaged beverages grew by 12%, energy drinks by 70%, and sports drinks by 18%. Sales of cigars went up by 14% and chewing tobacco by 9%.
ACCESSION #
22638438

 

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