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Health Canada recalls cigarettes due to fire hazard concerns
Issue involves Viceroy Full (Viceroy Original), Regular Size, 20 cigarettes.
Government's changing vape strategy shifts focus away from cigarettes, advocates fear
Feds are in the midst of its first review of the 2018 legislation that legalized vaping.
Product of the Year Canada accepting entries for 2023
Enter Product of the Year Canada and take advantage of the early bird offer. Deadline: June 30, 2022
Decision Ontario: Advocating for alcohol modernization and cracking down on contraband
Convenience stores are part of the fabric of Ontario communities and government has a vested interest in supporting our industry.
Calgary convenience store charged with selling vapes to minors
If convicted, owner and manager could face fines of up to $10,000 for the first offence and $100,000 for subsequent ones.
Hershey focuses on sugar reduction as it grows its BFY offerings
More than half of adults are looking for BFY options within the confection category, but only 10% of confection category sales come from BFY products.
FDA issues plan to ban menthol in cigarettes, cigars
Menthol accounts for more than a third of cigarettes sold in the U.S.
Beer shortage caused by Molson Coors strike looms in parts of Quebec, bar owners warn
What does this mean for c-stores?
New Six Pac's = Meaty Margins
Request your free samples.
Couche-Tard to increase stake in cannabis retailer Fire & Flower
C-store giant teamed up with the Canadian cannabis retailer in 2019 to help accelerate its expansion strategy.
Meat snacks feel the heat of inflation: What does that mean for the category?
Facing pressure from the rise in beef, freight and other expenses, Canadian meat snack manufacturers are working to keep prices low and sales up at convenience.
Zero sugar replacing diet in the beverage aisle
The category is undergoing a major makeover, as manufacturers compete for a piece of the growing zero-sugar drinks segment.
McCowan Design & Manufacturing introduces the MM-4035-36 Five Drawer Central Locking Tobacco Cabinet
Perfect for medium-duty tobacco security needs.
Bringing the c-store experience to our nation’s lawmakers
CICC invites MPs to vote for their favourite treats as part of an advocacy campaign reminding leaders of the valuable role c-stores play in their communities and the economy.
Bimbo Canada rolls out cardboard bread bag clips at New Brunswick bakery
The Toronto-based company says it is transitioning from plastic tags to compostable clips on all bread products.
Ryan Klein moves into the role of president at Sapsucker
New role is a promotion for the former COO.
Frito-Lay and Loblaw end snack stand-off
Shipments are to begin flowing today, according to reports.
OLG extends retailer promotion for Instant Crossword and Instant Bingo
In what it's calling a thank you to retailers, promo will now run until April 30, 2022.
Kinder brand chocolate recall linked to salmonella outbreak in Europe now expanded to Canada
Here is the updated list of products sold nationally in a variety of sizes, with best before dates ranging from June 19, 2022 to Nov. 29, 2022.
OKBA launches "Save our Stores" campaign in the lead up to provincial election
Organization is calling on Ontario's next government to crackdown on the sale of contraband tobacco, which is hurting c-store operators.
Ready to drink bubble tea!
Shelf stable, no refrigeration needed.
No dip with chips
Potato chips sales surge, as c-stores reap the benefits of Frito-Lay Loblaw dispute and consumers' hankering for salty snacks.
2022 Tobacco + Vaping Report
Convenience, the reliable channel for a category in flux
New Brunswick judge denies motion to lift ban on sale of flavoured e cigarettes
Plaintiff's lawyer argued that vape stores are suffering financially because of the law and that without flavoured e-cigarette options, people trying to quit smoking would go back to tobacco.
Guru puts 'plant-based' at the centre of a new marketing campaign
Communications will be supported by large-scale in-store activation program, with the support of Guru's exclusive Canadian distributor.
Igniting cigar sales at convenience
An evolution in cigar offerings is catching the attention of a young-adult demographic.