NACUFS in conjunction with sponsor PepsiCo has announced the winners of its annual Best in the Business Campus C-Store Awards in five categories. They are...

Foodservice Application: Vanderbilt University
Hybrid C-Store: North Carolina State University
New Store Design Innovation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Updating Your Existing C-Store: Syracuse University
Merchandising in Your Retail Venues: Pepperdine University

Honorable mentions were made to the following...

Foodservice Application: University of California-San Diego
New Store Design Innovation: Loyola Marymount University
Updating Your Existing C-Store: University of Akron
Merchandising in Your Retail Venues: Eastern Michigan University

The C-Store Best in the Business competition is designed to recognize leadership in product mix, marketing, layout, design and great new ideas, and it provides an opportunity for college and university campuses to share stories of their latest improvements and highlight their retail and convenience store best practices. A DVD recording of the winning entries is made each year, providing a virtual tour of true trailblazers in collegiate neighborhood markets.

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