- The top 150 fast-casual restaurant chains grew 8.4 percent to $21.5 billion in 2011.
- Social responsibility, food quality rank high on Millennial consumers' lists.
- A new study also finds Papa John's Pizza outranks Pizza Hut.
- The just-concluded 2012 NRA Show highlighted the growth in c-store foodservice.
Several other c-store industry companies join the list, as well as Barron's Top 500 list.
- Market research shows variety is a top priority for consumers.
- Company also begins to take possession of former Thrifty Oil locations in southern California.
Even so, the company’s convenience store net profits declined in Q1.
- Sandwich chain tops the Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises Rankings for the second year in a row.
- For every $50 in qualified BI-LO purchases, consumers earn a five-cents-per-gallon gas discount.
- Customers will now earn a 10-cents-per-gallon fuel discount for every $100 they spend on groceries.
- CSNews will present two educational sessions on convenience store foodservice.