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.



Is Uncertainty the New Normal?

Adaptability is the cure for convenience store retailers.

Place Innovation Front & Center on Your Resolutions List

Don't let current troubles stifle new ideas.

Taking a Page From The Hershey Co.’s DEI Commitment

The supplier introduced The Pathways Project, a five-year plan to make Hershey even more inclusive.

Disruptions Can't Stop The Spinx Co. from Hitting Golden Milestone

Founder Stewart Spinks looks back at how convenience retail has risen to meet every challenge.

What Will the Biggest Stories of 2022 Be?

The Convenience Store News team takes a whimsical look at headlines we’d like to see next year.

A Show Like No Other

The NACS Show’s return is just what the industry needed.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fuelco Differentiates From the Pack With Foodsmart Store Concept

The New York retailer aims to stand out with healthier products and lower-priced fuel.

Hall of Fame Is Back

Is it heaven? No, it’s Iowa.

C-stores Moving to Forefront of Business Innovation

Convenience retailers are evolving successfully to meet the post-pandemic future.

Meet the 2021 Foodservice Innovators Awards Winners

Rutter's leads this year's roster of five honorees that are raising the bar on convenience foodservice.