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

06/16/2020

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.
06/09/2020

COVID-19 Casts Pale Over 2019 Industry Performance

Managing the reopening of business is now the top priority.
05/19/2020

Casey's CEO Foresees Three Major Changes Post-Pandemic

Darren Rebelez anticipates lasting differences in how people work and shop.
05/18/2020

COVID-19 Keeps NACS Busy on the Government Affairs Front

Liability shielding for essential businesses tops the association’s agenda.
05/14/2020

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.
05/12/2020

Stand & Deliver

Home delivery, pump-side pickup and cashierless technology can help keep c-stores afloat.
05/04/2020

Kwik Chek CEO Foresees Lasting Post-Pandemic Changes

Kevin Smartt expects mobile ordering and contactless payment to have staying power.
04/14/2020

Poll: Three-Quarters of C-store Retailers Say COVID-19 Has Negatively Impacted Their Sales

Staying in stock and keeping employees safe are top concerns.
04/07/2020

7-Eleven Ups Franchisee Support Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The convenience store chain is focused on listening to and responding to the needs in the field.
03/31/2020

Wawa, QuikTrip & Sheetz Top C-store Industry in Driving Loyalty

New research from Coca-Cola examines what it takes to drive consumer trial, frequency and advocacy.