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

08/25/2022

Investing in the Convenience Channel's Future

Convenience Store News' 2022 Future Leaders in Convenience class is poised to lead innovation in the industry.
12/02/2021

Convenience Store News Launches Technology Academy

The educational platform is dedicated to advancing technological expertise in the industry.
08/18/2022

Empowering Your Brand Ambassadors

Investing in tools for your employees can create the same buzz as investing in technology for your customers.
08/10/2022

Exploring New Ways to Pair Technology & Foodservice

Alimentation Couche-Tard's latest investment is in a ghost kitchen and restaurant hub technology company.
08/04/2022

Subscribing to New Opportunities

With subscription programs, convenience store retailers can differentiate themselves from competitors.
07/28/2022

Charging Across the Country

Pilot Co. wants to give electric vehicle drivers access to a charging station every 50 miles.
07/21/2022

Embracing a Cutting-Edge Digital Trend

Wawa Inc. is upping its promotional game with non-fungible tokens.
07/14/2022

Taking the Pulse of Convenience Retail Technology

Take part in the 2022 Convenience Store News Technology Study and let us know where you are in your innovation journey.
07/12/2022

Alimentation Couche-Tard Grows on Multiple Levels

The parent of Circle K begins implementing new technology into its ever-expanding network.
07/26/2022

Couche-Tard Sees Same-Store Revenue Increase During Latest Quarter

The Circle K Sip & Save subscription program is drawing new users as inflationary pressures drive customers to seek out deals.