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Convenience Store Chains Are Surviving and Thriving Amid Retail Apocalypse

7-Eleven
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With a new emphasis on food, convenience store chains such as 7-Eleven and Kwik Trip have emerged largely unscathed from a time marked by massive store closures and the rise of e-commerce. Their main selling point is convenience, as their names implies, and by offering more and better food, they are tapping into demand for options even speedier than fast food or the grocery store.

Convenience stores have reinvented their businesses to adjust to the changing ways Americans eat. Snacking is becoming consumers’ preferred meal of choice, and Americans are cooking fewer of their dinners at home…

Read the full story at CNN Business.