New survey data on American driving and auto fueling habits shows that motorists are fueling up far less frequently than they did prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The results show that most American drivers are reluctant to resume normal activity despite quarantine sanctions being loosened or lifted. Read more »

 

A new USDA report that was released on Monday indicates more than $4 billion has been given out to farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Read more »

 

Casey’s General Stores remained focused on serving its communities during the coronavirus pandemic while continuing to follow its overall strategic plan. Chris Jones, chief marketing office for Casey’s, recently sat down with NACS Daily to discuss the present and future of the chain. Read more »

 

In-store sales maintain strong pace even as restaurant dining starts to return and takeout business sees record levels Read more »

 

Hy-Vee, Inc. announced Tuesday that in collaboration with its customers, it has exceeded its $1 million goal to help supply local food banks across its eight-state region during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read more »

 

In lieu of merchandise, the c-store chain is using its budget to make donations to two organizations that support the LGBTQ+ community. Read more »

 

Kum & Go has been busy. The Des Moines, Iowa-based, family-owned retailer has named a new chief marketing officer and forged two new partnerships broadly focused on improving its engagement with shoppers. Kum & Go has named Tracy Ging to the role of chief marketing officer and added partnerships with shopper insights provider Catalina, as well as a tech firm CB4. Read more »

 

Convenience store managers use CB4 to help with things like replenishing products left in the stock room, resolving out-of-stocks and correcting ticketing and pricing errors. Read more »

 

Kwik Trip has come to the rescue of local dairy farmers stuck with excessive milk supplies and families in need of food during the pandemic, according to Midwest Farm Report. Read more »

 

Schnuck Markets plans to shut its only store in Iowa, which will reduce its Midwestern market area to four states. Read more »