Rumors

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

While cheap gas is good for some, with every rig that shuts down, 2,000 boat trips to that rig to deliver food and supplies also evaporates.


A Midwest retailer blew past its first goal of 500,000 loyalty members, and the millionth customer is looming.


BR hears a Northeast retailer is finally moving forward with a new brand. Congrats!


BR hears more than 75% of c-store shoppers would welcome coupons to use in this channel. We also hear they will soon get their wish.


BR hears a prominent Northeast chain is dabbling in drive-thru.


Chew on this: 100% of bike traffic to a store does not pay at the pump.


Steve Colnitis of Insight Beverages apparently went for the jugular during a shooting excursion at CRU.


One Northeast retailer is making a major investment in an already robust foodservice program. What’s next?


Asked if all 5 of his kids work for his company, one retailer in the West said, “Well, they all show up.”


Games on retailer apps increase engagement and promotion downloads, says one Midwest retailer.


Back Rumor Snapshot

Steve Colnitis of Insight Beverages apparently went for the jugular during a shooting excursion at CRU.

Jeff Jarchow of Foster Farms took son Benjamin on the big roller coaster at Legoland. Can you say “breach of trust”?