Jan 2014 - “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.” Click Here for the complete article.
Jan 2014 - For most coffee drinkers, the first beverage consumed in the morning is a cup of coffee. In fact 68% of them drink one cup within the first hour of waking up. This should tell you that coffee is still a growing consumed beverage in the U.S., and with 54% of the U.S. population over the age of 18 consuming coffee everyday, sales can only continue to climb. Click Here for the complete article.
Dec 2013 - JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- An old adage updated to the 21st century might suggest that "an app a day makes the customer stay." While seeing a new app a day in this industry is unlikely, it seems that each month another convenience store chain rolls out a mobile app with the intentions of engaging customers and building loyalty. Click Here for the complete article.
Nov 2013 - Convenience store operators who are cashing in on frozen dispensed sales are combining new and exciting flavors with popular promotions, good equipment maintenance and a strong foodservice offering. Frozen beverages are widely regarded as a high-growth category, and convenience store operators looking for more of a good thing are complementing their traditional sets with frozen dairy beverage programs. Click Here for the complete article.