Thursday, 16 April 2015 15:43

Historic Year for U.S. Convenience Stores

Convenience continues to resonate with consumers, with record in-store sales of nearly $215 billion and overall industry sales closing in on $700 billion in 2014.

April 16, 2015
​CHICAGO – Buoyed in part by low fuel prices, the U.S. convenience store industry had record in-store sales of $214.9 billion in 2014, higher than overall industry sales in 1998, according to figures released today by NACS. Overall industry sales for 2014 reached $697.5 billion, evidence that the value of convenience continues to resonate with consumers.

The industry’s 2014 numbers were announced at the NACS State of the Industry Summit, a two-day conference that reviews and analyzes the industry’s key economic indicators.

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