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.



FriendShip Sets Goal of Being Ohio’s No. 1 Convenience Store

The foodservice-focused retailer is making an impact in the competitive Columbus market.

Casey's General Stores Enhances Breakfast Menu

The additions are paired with a new fresh-brewed, bean-to-cup coffee program and the retailer's iconic breakfast pizza.

Ready, Set, Go

Pent-up demand for in-person connections should fuel a vibrant NACS Show.

Message to Small Operators: Don’t Despair

The pandemic affected smaller retailers more than others.

Convenience Store News Launches Curbside Delivery Survey Ahead of Annual Foodservice Conference

The study aims to look at how c-stores utilize curbside delivery and how it is affecting the industry.

The NACS Show Is Back

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

The Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion

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

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.

The Summer of the Road Trip?

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

Solving the Post-Pandemic Foodservice Riddle

CFX will explore how c-stores are rebuilding their prepared foods business.