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.



Sheetz Overtakes Speedway in C-store Digital Scorecard

Kwik Trip and 7-Eleven are also big winners in 2020 website and social media rankings.

Couche-Tard Garners 2020 Convenience Store News Foodservice Innovator of the Year Award

Kwik Chek Food Stores, 7-Eleven, Kwik Trip and Enmarket also earn kudos.

Poll: COVID-19 Pandemic Forces C-store Retailers to Significantly Scale Back Employee Travel

Eighty percent of respondents have not announced when restrictions will be lifted.

Getting Better, But Not Nearly Normal

The pandemic accelerated trends already in play and quickened the adoption of new store-level technology.

Global Pandemic “Wasn’t in the Plan,” Says Casey’s CEO After First Year at Helm

Darren Rebelez reflects on his first year and how the pandemic has influenced his go-forward vision and leadership for the Midwest c-store chain.

Poll: Convenience Store Industry Expresses Optimism for a Quick Recovery

Most respondents expect their business to return to 75 percent of normal by July 1.

COVID-19 Casts Pale Over 2019 Industry Performance

Managing the reopening of business is now the top priority.

Casey's CEO Foresees Three Major Changes Post-Pandemic

Darren Rebelez anticipates lasting differences in how people work and shop.

COVID-19 Keeps NACS Busy on the Government Affairs Front

Liability shielding for essential businesses tops the association’s agenda.

Casey’s Enhances Leadership Team to Accelerate Execution of Strategic Plan

Steve Bramlage and Ena Williams bring experience, deep knowledge to the c-store retailer.