Don Longo

Editorial Director Emeritus
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Don Longo is Editorial Director Emeritus 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.



Convenience Store News' 2022 Retailer Executive of the Year Is..

The U.S. division of Canada-based Parkland has grown tenfold under his leadership.

Not So Random Thoughts on C-store Foodservice

Talking technology, inflation, and the meaning of convenience.

Convenience Store News Reveals 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

Leaders from Couche-Tard and Hershey will be celebrated this fall in the program's 36th year.

Gas Prices Just One Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion

The U.S. c-store industry will feel the pain on many fronts.

Convenience Store News Announces 2022 Foodservice Innovators Awards Winners

This year's roster of five retailer honorees are raising the bar on convenience foodservice.

Meeting Consumers' Changing Expectations Is Focus of 2022 Convenience Foodservice Exchange

Featured speaker Dana Zipser will advise attendees on how to take a larger bite out of foodservice market share.

Convenience Channel Collaborates to Promote Diversity & Inclusion 

Retailer and supplier leaders spearhead efforts to prioritize D&I in the industry.

Parker's & Enmarket Make Savannah One of Country's Most Progressive C-store Markets

The convenience hotbed will be the host city for Convenience Store News' 2022 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event.

TWIC Shows What C-store Channel Can Do to Accelerate Change

Each year, more women and companies rise up to advance gender equity.

Technology Experts Decode the Year's Top C-store Trends

Frictionless checkout, robotics, cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence are taking center stage.