Latest NACS Research Products

2018 SOI Report CoverNACS State of the Industry Report of 2018 Data
The convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and the most comprehensive collection of data and trends.


2018 SOI Comp Report CoverNACS State of the Industry Report Compensation Report of 2018 Data
The latest benchmarking snapshot of compensation levels, turnover and benefit metrics as reported by 107 c-store companies, representing more than 12,000 stores.


Previous years NACS State of the Industry Reports are also available for purchase.

Research Resources

CTP: Convenience Tracking Program
Go beyond scan data to learn what your customers think about your stores and translate these findings into sales. A joint partnership with him!, allows retailers and suppliers to gain valuable insights into their business through shoppers' eyes and benchmark against the best in class. CTP is an annual intercept program that captures “moment of truth” insights from over 10,000 shoppers across 42 states and approximately 400 stores. The program was uniquely built for the convenience channel and captures experiential factors, product movement and perceptions in an immediate consumption environment. For more information, contact Leroy Kelsey at (703) 518-4255.

The engine for the NACS State of the Industry Report (SOI) since 2007, CSX is a dynamic, self-reported subscription database serving the Convenience and Petroleum Marketing Industry and its stakeholders. It provides financial and operational benchmarking services to both retailers and suppliers. Retail subscribers confidentially provide operational data that is entered into the CSX database allowing them and subscribers to compare their own performance with national, regional or state level averages. For more information, contact Chris Rapanick at (703) 518-4253.