CSP magazine launches c-store retailing award

CSP magazine launches c-store retailing award

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — The Category Manager of the Year Award will be awarded to the “leading category managers” in the convenience store retailing sector.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — CSP magazine has launched the Category Manager of the Year Award, according to a press release.

This recognition will be awarded to the “leading category managers” in the convenience store retailing sector, stated the release.

“Category managers are the driving force behind the growth of the convenience-store industry,” said Jim Bursch, executive vice president of convenience for Winsight LLC (formerly CSP Business Media), in the release. “Prior to today, these extremely dedicated, laser-focused men and women have not been given the recognition they deserve. We see this program quickly becoming the most significant award honoring category managers in our channel.”

The supplier partners will choose the nominees and winners of the award, added the release.

Category managers will be recognized in eight product categories, continued the release, including alcohol beverages, candy, food service, general merchandise/HBC, OTP, packaged beverages, snacks and tobacco.

Two winners will be selected from each category, reported the release, with one chosen from chains with one to 100 stores and another from operations with 101 or more stores.

Those who are honored with the award will be recognized at a special ceremony as well as featured in CSP’s 2016 Category Management Handbook.

You can find the release here.

You May Also Like

WhiteWater Express partners with Make-A-Wish

HOUSTON — WhiteWater Express partners with Make-A-Wish for ‘Washes for Wishes’ campaign.

HOUSTON — WhiteWater Express announced in a press release it has formed a new partnership with Make-A-Wish, the leading global organization which fulfills the wishes of critically ill children, by announcing its first “Washes for Wishes” campaign.

Throughout July, WhiteWater Express is donating $1 for every unlimited plan sold to Make-A-Wish.

NCS partners with Spot AI

GRIMES, Iowa and SAN FRANCISCO — The companies are partnering to integrate AI-powered video management into carwash operations.

DRB launches innovative marketing automation platform

AKRON, Ohio — DRB launches Catalyst, a marketing automation platform for carwashes, offering targeted campaigns, email and SMS messaging.

DRB-logo
PRT releases 28 new complete struts in North America

BUFORD, Ga. — The new items represent nearly six million vehicles in new coverage and expand the PRT portfolio in the North American aftermarket.

prt-28-new-products
Whistle Express launches new app, chemical line, signage

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Whistle Express streamlines access to its mobile app, updates signage and announces its exclusive Diamond Plus chemical.

Whistle Express car wash - magnolia holdings
Other Posts
Cheetah Clean completes conversion of WaterWorks Auto Washes

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The new Cheetah Clean Auto Washes are set to have grand openings over the next three weeks.

Sud Stop opens new Florida location

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sud Stop Car Wash’s Founders Club members can save up to $90 on unlimited carwash plans, including the SignatureSud plan.

sud-stop-feature
Flagstop Car Wash hires new COO

RICHMOND, Va. — Flagstop Car Wash was recently Named “2024 Best Car Wash of Central Virginia” by Virginia Living magazine.

Whistle Express Car Wash expands presence across the Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Fifteen new locations will join the fast-growing carwash chain, offering customers elevated experience and value.