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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 publishes six magazines a year, plus the twice-weekly All Convenience digital newsletter and the NEW monthly New on Shelf newsletter. In addition, we bring together the industry together for high-profile events, including The Convenience U CARWACS Show and the Star Women in Convenience Awards. Additional awards programs include, the now-annual CSNC Impact Awards and the Future Leaders in Convenience + Car Wash Awards

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

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