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PDI Monthly COVID-19 Consumer Behavior Report

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


Retailers should focus on communicating value to their customers.

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Is the “New Normal” Here to Stay or Will History Repeat Itself?

Consumers are not only experiencing inflation, but they are taking notice and altering their behavior. What does this mean for retailers and…

How have C-store trips grown in the past year?

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Inaugural BuddyUp: C-Store Shopper Insights Report

Recently, PDI and GasBuddy issued their first joint report analyzing how the COVID pandemic has influenced shopping behavior in the $650 billion fuel…

Foodservice has grown consistently month-to-month, but isn’t back to pre-pandemic levels.

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Can Foodservice Rise to Its Recent Past Success?

Labor shortages and supply chain disruptions are adversely affecting C-store recovery. In-store digital solutions may be helpful for meeting consumer…

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BuddyUp: C-Store Shopper Insights Quarterly Report

Quarterly report combining GasBuddy consumer survey data and PDI consumer-buying data.

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Data Offers CPGs Insights to Overcome Blindspot Barriers

Convenience stores have notoriously been data deserts for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers. But, new near-real-time transaction data…

Don’t let a lack of available labor affect your operations and compromise your shoppers' in-store experience.

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Have C-Stores Regained Everything They Lost in 2020?

Labor shortages and supply chain disruptions are adversely affecting C-store recovery. In-store digital solutions may be helpful for meeting consumer…

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Go Behind the Scenes of a Ransomware Attack

When you hear about high-profile ransomware attacks, you typically learn the company name and a bit about the payoff to cybercriminals. What you…

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How Can Payment Processors Prevent Cyberattacks?

Most businesses now need to worry about cyberthreats as much as they do about industry competitors. That hasn’t always been the case, but it has…

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Avoid Shrink in Top Categories Like Lottery

As foot traffic in convenience stores is still lower than pre-pandemic rates, merchandise shrink is still on the rise. Take a look at how you can…

Should C-store operators and suppliers be wary of inflationary pressures?

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Can 2% Dollar Growth Be Healthy for the Industry?

Dollar sales growth is just over 2% versus 2020’s 2H new normal. Shoppers are increasing their number of C-store trips as well as spending more each…

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What Are the Top Tech Trends for Petro Retailers?

Check out the new “Top 5 Tech Trends for Petro Retailers” infographic from PDI to discover what technologies are trending and how they’re impacting…

What can C-store operators and suppliers do to boost beer sales?

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Are Beer Sales Slowing Down in the Convenience Channel?

The beer category boomed in 2020, with a large positive shift at the start of the pandemic. However, more recently beer sales are down versus a year…