Steve Holtz

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Steve Holtz is the editor-in-chief for Winsight's convenience retail group. He has been covering the convenience-store industry for two decades and the beverage category since 2004.

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Wholesalers & Distributors

National Convenience Distributors acquires Colonial Wholesale

The deal extends the company’s reach into the Southeast. Colonial Wholesale is one of the largest full-line wholesale distributors to the grocery and convenience store industries in that area.

Retail Foodservice

C-store Casey's to expand private-label food and drinks

Boosting its food business is central to the retailer's three-year plan, which was unveiled on Wednesday.

About three months after leaving the regional grocer, Karet will serve a one-year term on the convenience retailer's board of directors.

Despite the closures, the e-commerce giant said it's still "committed to the Amazon Go format."

The need to address violent crime in convenience stores has reached new levels

Grocers, c-store owners and other retailers are urging Congress to support the Credit Card Competition Act.

Data firms will combine CPG, general merchandise, foodservice and food consumption data capabilities.

“Poor stock availability, whether in-store or on the digital shelf, is one of the biggest drivers of customer dissatisfaction, and where baskets get abandoned and long-term loyalty can be lost," says Paul Boyle, CEO of Retail Insight.

Inflation led grocery shoppers' concerns in February, and skepticism about the long-term economic outlook persisted—and that was before Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Retail planning solution provider to hire developers and experts to grow its technical team.

The National Confectioners Association’s annual State of Treating finds grocery-store dollar sales of chocolate increased by double digits in 2020.

Massachusetts c-store operator Global Partners touts a new concept embracing a "boutique grocery" atmosphere.

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