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Don Longo

Editorial Director

Don Longo is Editorial Director of Convenience Store News. He joined the brand in 2005. With the highest recognition of any c-store industry media journalist, Don has given presentations to business groups throughout the U.S., Europe and South America, appeared as a guest on Fox Business News and National Public Radio, and is a highly sought source for major consumer and business news.

Blog posts by this author

October 2018

The future is now for loyalty, mobile pay, frictionless checkout, connected car, omnichannel and other advanced capabilities.

September 2018

The 2018 NACS Show showcases the trends, brands, products and technology that make the c-store industry spin.
Age restriction would cost businesses and the state millions of dollars.
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Articles by this author

October 2018

The chain is fulfilling consumers' desire for sustainably sourced brews.

The Mid-Atlantic chain is transforming necessary errands into engaging experiences.

Maverik, 7-Eleven, Circle K, BP/ampm and Dash In also recognized in Convenience Store News’ seventh-annual awards program.

The global retailer leverages learnings across divisions, stores and markets.

These six convenience foodservice retailers are raising the bar on quality, service and innovation.

Innovation and branding set this convenience store retailer apart.

The West Coast chain is bringing the mojo to its foodservice business.

Former division president found greatest gratification in supporting his colleagues’ professional growth.

Future Leaders in Convenience awards

Eight industry up-and-comers to be honored at a new event in November.

September 2018

Speakers participated in interactive chats with the emcee and the audience.

Focusing on differentiation and delivering value top the list.

Culinary artists from Gate Petroleum, Maverik and Rutter’s competed at the 2018 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event.

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