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

10/06/2017

Tackling Tobacco: September 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Municipalities across the country consider flavor restrictions, age limits.
10/05/2017

C-store Sales Flow From the Fountain

Beverage programs can drive consumers to other in-store categories.
09/18/2017

Taking the Pulse of Health & Wellness in the Convenience Channel

A consumer's definition changes by category.
09/15/2017

What's Hot in Today's C-store Cold Vaults

Water is getting a turn in the spotlight as CSDs continue to decline.
09/13/2017

The Future of Convenience Foodservice: iGen

New consumer insights shared at CSNews Convenience Foodservice & Beverage Exchange event.
09/08/2017

Tackling Tobacco: August 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Licenses, legal buying age remain agenda topics.
09/08/2017

Casey's Looks to Optimize Digital & Pricing Opportunities

Retailer hopes to have a loyalty program in place by early FY2019.
09/07/2017

Couche-Tard Stays Firm in Foodservice Push

Retailer piloting new hot dog and bakery programs.
09/07/2017

Casey's Steps Up New-Store Construction on Way to 2,000

Retailer eyes the possibility of a third distribution center.
09/07/2017

Casey's FY2018 Start Delivers Mixed Results

Market area pressures, buying trends affect prepared food.