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NACS Show 2023
  • Conference: October 3-6, 2023
  • Expo: October 4-6, 2023
  • Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta

Chris Rapanick

Director, Business Development

Chris Rapanick is the director of business development at NACS. Chris manages the CSX Benchmarking Database and the NACS State of the Industry Enterprise. He works with retailers, suppliers and other industry stakeholders to provide and analyze financial and operational data gleaned from CSX and create strategies to improve their operations and grow their businesses.

Chris has spent his entire career working in retail channels on both sides of the desk. He was a store manager for Food Lion Inc. for seven years, a sales manager for Coca-Cola Enterprises in both large and small formats for eight years. Chris started working on the CSX database as a sales consultant in 2009. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

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Gulp! Reinvigorating Dispensed Beverages

Hot, cold and frozen dispensed beverages took a profit hit during the pandemic, and the categories were a definite strain on store profits. Once pandemic restrictions eased, and it made sense for...