Rumors

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

BR hears a second-tier energy-drink brand is making some interesting changes—new flavors, new packaging, new pricing strategy—in an effort to move into the big leagues. Good luck!


Is one Midwest retailer considering dropping car-wash facilities to make room for smoke shops?


Jeff Gorter of Crisis Care Network discovers clues during a murder-mystery networking night at CSP’s Leadership and Crisis Prevention Forum last month in Denver.


A company that gives its highest-performing general manager a Porsche?! How does BR get a foot in the door?


Prepaid cards and cyberbullying make for a bad mix with c-store staff.


Watch for "nectar collectors" as a new tool for vaping, says D.T.


A Southeast chain is working on a tasty new foodservice program.


BR hears a Midwest chain just got a new CFO. Welcome to the industry, E.L.


Congrats to Christina M. on her new bundle of joy!


BR hears a Southwest chain is looking into offering delivery service. We expect to hear more soon!


Back Rumor Snapshot

Jeff Gorter of Crisis Care Network discovers clues during a murder-mystery networking night at CSP’s Leadership and Crisis Prevention Forum last month in Denver.

Clay Lambert of MetroPetro found some time to catch up on Convenience Store Products magazine at CSP’s booth at the NATO Show.