PDI Monthly COVID-19 Consumer Behavior Report

Consumer trip and basket-level data and analysis to help you deliver what customers need now


Rapid Response: 4 Lessons C-Stores Taught Us About Creating Differentiated Customer Experiences

COVID-19 has forced everyone to change the way the operate, including convenience retailers. In this video, Greg Phillips, vice president of account…


Embracing Innovation in the Fuel Supply Chain

Is there still a case for innovation in the fuel supply chain given the current climate? The short answer is yes. Embracing technologies like…


6 Cyber Security Tips for Combating Threats During a Pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, cybercriminals have been playing on the uncertainty of the moment and people’s fears. The best defense is a good offense, so…


Inventory, Pricing and Promotion Strategies for the New Convenience Store

Over the last several decades, local, often family-owned community stores began disappearing from the U.S. landscape, replaced by other big-box…


A PDI Perspective With Sid Gaitonde: COVID-19’s Impact on Fuel Demand

Sid Gaitonde, senior vice president and general manager, Logistics Solutions at PDI, discusses COVID-19's impact on fuel demand in the U.S. and…


How to Innovate a Better Normal

Innovation can be the key to creating a better normal. Three things underpin this theory: continuity of purpose, the power of innovation to unite and…


Road to Recovery: Analyze, Adjust and Engage Through Loyalty

By the end of last month, every state in the U.S. that previously had shelter-in-place restrictions pertaining to COVID-19 started to reopen. Melissa…


Can Promotions Drive Increased CPG Sales?

During these times, how are CPG brands working with c-stores to entice once-regular customers to make more trips? One way to increase basket size and…


The Price is Right: Strategies to Price Fuel

During times of disruption it can be harder to optimize your fuel pricing. Make sure you’re taking the right strategies into consideration.


How COVID-19 Is Impacting APAC’s C-Store Sector and What Operators Can Do About It

In addition to taking care of their employees, c-store operators in APAC must adopt the necessary practices and technology to deliver a safe and…


Got Fuel? Agility in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 is a new form of natural disaster we’re all contending with, and it brings a host of new issues to fuel replenishment. Here are the top five…


What You Can Do to Plan and Prepare Versus Watch and Wait During a Crisis

Global crises like volcanos, hurricanes, earthquakes and even pandemics like COVID-19 are not going away. Expect the unexpected and plan for it. Here…