About us


Mission: To connect and inform the convenience, gas and car wash industries across Canada and help drive your business success.

Convenience Store News Canada + OCTANE is the leading national multi-platform source for industry insights, original business intelligence, product and category reports, trends, expert columns and best practices for convenience retailers, gas bars, and car wash operators.

As thought leaders, our goal is to deliver comprehensive and critical content that informs the distribution channel, retail chain head offices, and store-level owners/operators on the best ways to grow profit and sales.

Reliable and resourceful: Convenience Store News Canada + OCTANE is the ONLY audited c-store/gas/car wash media brand in Canada. In addition to six magazines a year and the twice-weekly All Convenience digital newsletter, we bring the industry together for high-profile events, including The All New Convenience U CARWACS Show and the Star Women in Convenience Awards. In addition, the brand operates the now-annual CSNC Impact Awards. 

If you want to connect with the industry, this is where it happens.