NACS Research provides a robust portfolio of quantitative and qualitative research solutions designed to meet the unique needs of the convenience and fuel retailing industry.
Our vision is to advance the analytical capabilities, insights and business performance of retailers, brands and industry partners across our industry.
Industry Research & Data
NACS is studying how foodservice developments are charting a path towards sustainable growth for convenience retailers. Your participation in this study will be instrumental in helping the industry understand what is driving foodservice growth.
The convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and the most comprehensive collection of data and trends.
The latest data, trends and best practices on compensation, benefits, recruitment and turnover as reported by 127 retail companies, representing more than 41,000 stores of all sizes and over 313,000 employees.
Published in February 2022, this free report is best suited for retailers exploring the addition of a car wash to an existing site or looking into new build locations that would incorporate a car wash, as well as suppliers targeting a better understanding for car wash implementation at convenience retail locations.
There are 148,026 U.S. convenience stores as of December 31, 2021, according to the latest NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count.
Submit your data to better understand your own business metrics and prepare yourself to benchmark against the industry when the final report is released.
Published in November 2021, this free report will provide a better understanding for how retailers should structure their delivery efforts.
These two free reports outline convenience retailer technology adoption, the technology projects retailers are prioritizing, and how retailers should go about identifying the best technology providers for their business.
By submitting your data you can benchmark against industry averages to see how you measure up.
This report explores the data captured from the NACS Energy Use Survey and highlights potential cost savings from reducing energy use.
Facts and figures about the industry and its top-selling products and services.
This free report summarizes key points on last mile fulfillment adoption, provides recommendations for retailers on how to make the most from last mile fulfillment services, and details findings from our recent survey on last mile fulfillment.
This information describes the characteristics of the different types of convenience stores.
CSX is a dynamic, self-reported subscription database, providing financial and operational benchmarking services to both retailers and suppliers.