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

06/24/2021

The NACS Show Is Back

The convenience store industry's premier expo is ready to resume course with few restrictions.
06/11/2021

The Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion

Convenience Store News and Altria launch a new platform for discussion, innovation, engagement and action.
06/17/2021

COVID-19's Continuing Impact on the Convenience Store Shopper

A new study suggests that c-stores face long-term threats in post-pandemic America.
05/26/2021

The Summer of the Road Trip?

Vaccine optimism and still-cautious consumers could lead to breakout year for summer car travel.
04/22/2021

Solving the Post-Pandemic Foodservice Riddle

CFX will explore how c-stores are rebuilding their prepared foods business.
04/14/2021

Half of Consumers Say Pandemic Has Permanently Changed Their Shopping Habits

New AlixPartners study shows health and environmental concerns have grown in importance.
03/25/2021

The C-store Growth Chain of the Decade Is…

Casey’s General Stores has made Convenience Store News’ Top 20 Growth Chains list every year.
03/12/2021

A Simple Formula to Achieve Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

Dr. Jermaine Davis discussed how to lead with an inclusive lens at the 2021 Convenience Distribution Marketplace Virtual event.
02/12/2021

C-store Traffic Remains Low, But Convenience Is Still King

AlixPartners’ 2021 industry study cites loyalty programs and delivery as keys to winning this year.
02/02/2021

What to Expect From Biden Presidency

Convenience store industry should brace for sweeping climate change, labor regulations.