PDI Monthly COVID-19 Consumer Behavior Report

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

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


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…


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…


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…

Lottery scratch offs


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?


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…


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?


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…

Busy gas station


Rapid Response—Tips for Managing Fuel Pricing During a Crisis

What should market participants be doing to deal with the current disruption and prepare for future ones? The finely tuned supply chain will be…


Strong Gains in March: Are They Real?

C-store trips have been increasing steadily and catching up to pre-pandemic levels. This is good news, but c-stores still have to recapture lost…

loyalty communications, customer engagement


4 Tips to Help C-Stores Maximize Customer Engagement

To boost customer engagement through loyalty marketing communications, convenience retailers should define and set goals and metrics, have the right…


Here’s Why C-Store Dollar Sales Growth Came to a Standstill in February

It was just this January that c-stores delivered quite promising dollar sales growth. But all that changed in February. So, what happened? Dafna…


Is Your Digital Transformation Secure?

Learn about the costly cybersecurity risks convenience and fuel retailers are exposed to.