Rumors

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

D.O., glad to hear so many folks want a seat at the European café!


Gas margins should be better, said one Mississippi retailer, but competition is putting on the squeeze.


Sometimes operational efficiencies beget gustatory brilliance, such as Rutter’s burger topped with mozzarella sticks. J.W., this is your legacy.


BR hears Bill N. is getting back in line to jump out of another airplane. He’s just jonesing for another rush of adrenaline!


Hitting a boulder on the way to the convention center? BR thinks that driver is probably out of a job.


A lesson in knowing your market: For one c-store retailer, 100 cups of coffee per day is a coup; for another, it could mean looking for a new job.


BR hears a certain ethnic-food supplier was practically stalking a new taco concept on the NACS Show floor.


Licensed to Thrill: We’re so please to see we’re not the only Back Rumor fan on the road!


Does it get any better than a past-chairman sandwich?


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


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