Rumors

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

BR hears R.A. may soon have some private-label news to share.


D.M., hope to see you in Arizona when the Fighting Irish meet the Sun Devils.


D.S., some leisurely day BR is going to spend an afternoon at the largest train museum in the country, then come by your place to enjoy the quiet. Does a Saturday this fall work for you?


BR hears a certain Midwest chain will grow nearly 20% by acquisition in the coming months.


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.


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!