Melissa Kress

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Melissa Kress is Executive 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, and the technology beat. She is also one of the industry’s leading media experts on the tobacco category.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

10/04/2022

Merging Convenience & Community

New NACS Chairman Don Rhoads talks about lifting up the communities served by the industry.
09/27/2022

Formulating a Marketing Game Plan

Small c-store chains can attract and retain customers by knowing what they're up against.
09/22/2022

Making Connections at the NACS Show

The event offers a great opportunity to gather the latest insights from across the channel.
09/15/2022

Taking the First Step in a Mobile Journey

Yatco sees a change in customer behavior with its recent rewards campaign.
09/13/2022

Casey's CEO: Business Model Carries Retailer Through Challenging Times

The chain's food proposition positions it as a valuable option to quick-service restaurants.
09/20/2022

Casey's Records Strong Inside Sales in Q1 FY23

Pizza slices and cold dispensed beverages drive same-store foodservice sales.
09/08/2022

Alimentation Couche-Tard Continues to Expand In-Store Initiatives

Prepared food and smart checkout rollouts are among the company's focus.
09/08/2022

Shrinking Shrink With Technology

Audits and analytics can help ease the pain of the ugly side of doing business.
09/02/2022

Alimentation Couche-Tard Has Robust Pipeline of Future Stores

The parent company of Circle K built 30 new sites in its latest quarter.
09/01/2022

Mixing It Up at Checkout

With self-checkout growing, convenience store retailers need to rethink their front-end strategies.