Rumors

The latest scuttlebutt, rumors & fun in the convenience store industry

You know your columns are doing something right when you get a note from a founder of Buc-ee’s. Right, M.L.?


A recent acquisition has meant job security—and a lot more headaches—for S.B. Best of luck, and congrats!


“It’s complicated” is more than a Facebook status for D.H. He’s talking new financial products.


Congratulations to Drew Mize’s daughter Ellie for her showing in the 2014 National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships.


Setting aside a certain number of test stores is the best thing B.B. has done to try out new products.


A helicopter camping trip across the country? Sounds exciting, D.D., if legally ambiguous. Hope it was fun.


The New York state fair has topped anything from our channel: Take a Twinkie, insert a Twix bar, then wrap it with bacon and deep-fry it. Sign us up for two!


BR hears two well-known chains are testing beacon technology in their stores.


Congrats to Frank W. on becoming the industry’s newest MBA! Now, about that bad TV you’ve been watching …


We’re pretty sure that’s Joe Burke, formerly of Coca-Cola Refreshments, taking the ALS ice-bucket challenge. Looks like a cold one!


Back Rumor Snapshot

Congratulations to Drew Mize’s daughter Ellie for her showing in the 2014 National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships.

We’re pretty sure that’s Joe Burke, formerly of Coca-Cola Refreshments, taking the ALS ice-bucket challenge. Looks like a cold one!