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Melissa Kress

Senior News Editor

Melissa Kress is Senior News Editor of Convenience Store News. She joined the brand in 2010. Melissa handles much of CSNews’ hard news coverage, such as mergers and acquisitions and company financial reports. She is also one of the industry’s leading media experts on the tobacco category.

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September 2018

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Convenience store operators need to keep their eyes on the tobacco category as dollar stores make a grab for share.
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ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

July 2020

Legislation approval

Tobacco taxes become a key item on lawmakers' agendas.

Alimentation Couche-Tard logo

The parent company of Circle K expects to install the program at 1,500 stores by the end of 2020.

June 2020

Stewart's Shops in New Windsor, N.Y.

Enmarket, Pilot Co., TravelCenters of America and Wawa also welcome guests at new locations.

Logo for Casey's General Stores Inc.

The retailer's gross profit dollars in fuel increased 32 percent year over year.

Casey's Rewards advertisement

Self-service offerings are picking up as the retail chain adds them back into daily operations.

Casey's CEO Darren Rebelez

Like many companies, the coronavirus pandemic impacted operations in the last six weeks of the quarter.

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