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.



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.

What Will Convenience Retailing Look Like A.C. (After Corona)?

Post-pandemic retailing won’t be the same.

Exclusive Research Shows Coronavirus Pandemic Is Driving Grocery Shoppers to Convenience Stores

A study by Convenience Store News’ parent company identifies shopper behavior impacts.

Coronavirus' Ramifications on Retail Operations

The Convenience Store News Editorial Advisory Board shares their concerns around employees, inventory and more.

Casey’s Seeks to Score Deeper Guest Relationships With March Madness-Themed Rewards

The retailer will launch an interactive “Rewards Match-Up” program on March 16.

Under the Thumb

More government regulation likely in 2020, especially for the tobacco category.