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.



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.

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.