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Health and beauty feels the pinch of product shortages and inflation

A pounding headache or stuffy head cold cannot wait, making health and beauty care the second most profitable convenience store category after ice. However, despite its "immediate need" nature, supply shortages and inflation are hitting HBC harder than other product categories. This is prompting some retailers and suppliers to seek alternative resources and keep tight reins on inventory.

Source: Convenience Store News

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