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Convenience Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Convenience Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44512 | Jul 2014

Added convenience: Increasing demand for convenience and variety will stimulate industry revenue

The Convenience Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$42bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
136,722
Businesses
39,912
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Convenience stores have grown in popularity over the five years to 2014, as more Americans have returned to work and decreased their leisure time. In response to growing demand for convenience and timesaving options, industry operators have opened additional stores, expanded into new markets and readily adapted to changing consumer tastes in order to increase sales. In the five years to 2019, increasing demand for convenience, improving personal disposable income and industry consolidation are expected to boost sales and lower costs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Convenience stores primarily serve as a source for fill-in items to supplement total food store purchases. Therefore, stocking the right mix of a limited product selection is critical to the success of this industry.

Tobacco products

Convenience store chains are trying to reduce their dependency on tobacco products due to increased government regulation and taxation and escalating consumer health concerns. However, the industry is still heavily reliant on tobacco sales. Tobacco consistently constitutes the largest product category, and sales have grown as a proportion of this industry's revenue over the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Convenience Stores Industry?

Operators in this industry are retail businesses that primarily sell basic food, beverage and tobacco merchandise in convenient locations that are generally open during extended hours. This report excludes gas stations (IBISWorld report 44719), gas stations with convenience stores (IBISWorld report 44711), grocery stores (IBISWorld report 44511) and small kiosks.

Industry Products
Tobacco productsFood servicePackaged beveragesCandy and snacksBeer
 
Industry Activities
Retailing a limited line of goods with an emphasis on basic food, beverages and tobacco products


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