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.



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.

Stand & Deliver

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

Kwik Chek CEO Foresees Lasting Post-Pandemic Changes

Kevin Smartt expects mobile ordering and contactless payment to have staying power.

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.

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.

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.