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Convenience Store Insights

CRC’s Convenience Store Insights offering provides in-depth analysis on key trends shaping the c-store industry. Our research empowers suppliers and manufacturers to navigate this evolving channel and identify new opportunities.

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Convenience store insights to navigate strategic challenges and shifting consumer preferences

Convenience store chains have been redefining their strategies as consumer behavior changes and operational/cost challenges grow. To help offset these shifts, many retailers are investing in foodservice and evolving the center-store. CRC’s Convenience Store Insights provides crucial guidance for suppliers and manufacturers to align with this industry shift. Our insights cover growth forecasts, consumer trends, product innovation, promotional efforts, and loyalty programs – while delivering actionable strategies for succeeding in this dynamic environment.

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Analyzing public c-store chains to identify new food and beverage opportunities

We offer comprehensive quarterly performance reviews for public convenience store chains, including Casey’s, Murphy USA, Circle K, and ARKO Corp. We dive into their focus areas and foodservice & retail performance, as well as product innovation, consumer behavior, and promotional strategies. These insights help industry stakeholders stay informed about market dynamics, competitive positioning, and strategic avenues for driving growth and seizing new opportunities.

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Discover the value of a Convenience Store Insights partnership

Our research is concise, forward-looking, and tailored to support suppliers in enhancing their business with key customers and the channel overall.

Written reports

Our reports cover key c-store industry trends and four large retailers. Partners gain company-wide access to CRC’s Portal, allowing them to download relevant research and explore historical reports in our online research library.

One-on-one engagement

CRC partners have unlimited access to our c-store industry analysts and are encouraged to reach out to our team with questions, feedback, or to delve into real-time topics relevant to your business.

Share groups

We host exclusive roundtable discussions with non-competing peers across the industry, focused on food and beverage. During these share groups, partners have the opportunity to collaborate with peers and gain insights around various industry hot topics.


Partners have organization-wide access to our annual convenience store industry webinar.

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CRC’s Convenience Store Insights is an annual subscription. Click here to request more details around our offering and pricing.