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Game on! Sports drinks quench thirst for sales

You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to realize that sports drinks can add Read more

Is lab-grown dairy the next food frontier

Lab-grown meat is getting a lot of attention along with plant-based meat substitutes. Technology is Read more

Study: Younger generations show preference for cannabis over alcohol

Consumer preference has reached an intersection. A decreased stigma and greater access to legal cannabis Read more

Edibles, other pot products, will hit shelves after mid December: Ottawa

Canadians looking to buy cannabis-infused brownies or lotions will find a “limited selection” in legal Read more

Tyson enters plant based meat market

The fast-growing market for meat alternatives has a surprising new player: Tyson Foods. Tyson, one Read more

Canada well positioned to benefit from non meat alternatives

The transition from animal meat to plant-based alternatives will unleash a new era of agricultural Read more


Industry News

The key to attracting health-conscious shoppers

Forward-thinking convenience store operators are jumping onto the healthier bandwagon. In early May, c-store industry Read more

Store inspections should not be a surprise

When I was growing up, one of my tasks was to keep my room clean Read more

What will the plastics ban mean for foodservice?

A national ban on the most harmful single-use plastics will very likely force foodservice operators, Read more

Denmark C-Store earns top international honour

The operator of 7-Eleven Denmark took home the 2019 NACS International Convenience Retailer of the Read more

The big Snacko attacko

Canada’s delivery-only convenience store en route to success Customers in Old Toronto, Little Italy, Chinatown, Read more

Canada to ban single-use plastics

Canada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. Read more


Articles Retailer Focus

Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

Ottawa’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pleased business leaders, but they say they will Read more

‘We’re deeply sorry:’ Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River

Husky Energy was fined $3.8 million for a pipeline oil leak that fouled a major river, Read more

Single-use plastics ban poses challenge for Canada’s fossil fuel sector

The oil industry’s next threat could be in the grocery aisle. A worldwide movement to Read more

11 million people employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018

Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest Read more

Wash operators compete by adding value

Canadians are keeping their cars longer and this is good news for wash operators looking Read more

Strategies to pump up security at the pumps

Theft modes at the pump continue to evolve over the years, meaning fuel retailers need to evolve their security Read more


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