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.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

05/10/2022

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

The U.S. division of Canada-based Parkland has grown tenfold under his leadership.
05/09/2022

Not So Random Thoughts on C-store Foodservice

Talking technology, inflation, and the meaning of convenience.
05/04/2022

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.
04/06/2022

Gas Prices Just One Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion

The U.S. c-store industry will feel the pain on many fronts.
03/31/2022

Convenience Store News Announces 2022 Foodservice Innovators Awards Winners

This year's roster of five retailer honorees are raising the bar on convenience foodservice.
03/24/2022

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.
03/22/2022

Convenience Channel Collaborates to Promote Diversity & Inclusion 

Retailer and supplier leaders spearhead efforts to prioritize D&I in the industry.
03/09/2022

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.
03/08/2022

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

Each year, more women and companies rise up to advance gender equity.
03/02/2022

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

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