C-Store Traffic Down in Q3: Report

HOUSTON — Convenience-store traffic fell in the third quarter amid higher gas prices and pressure from competitive channels such as supermarkets, according to research released Tuesday.

Total consumer traffic through c-stores was down 2.1% in the third quarter, compared with a year ago, according to The NPD Group. The research showed that the traffic decline was driven by lower purchase frequency (5.9 visits per 30 days), but was also influenced by a sligh

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