Inflation, supply chain issues and
the ongoing labor shortage have
c-store retailers and suppliers
more pessimistic about this
year's business prospects.
While 2022 proved to be somewhat of
a year of recovery for the convenience
store industry, it certainly was not without
its obstacles. Chief among them: inflation, continued staffing challenges, and ongoing
supply chain issues. Unfortunately, these same problems persist today and as a result, c-store retailers and suppliers are more pessimistic about their business prospects for 2023. Here, we present exclusive
data and analysis from the 21st annual Convenience Store News Forecast Study detailing the highs and lows projected
for the industry in the year ahead.