June 2011 Back Rumor

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BR sends condolences to Kit Dietz on the loss of his mom.

A Midwest chain could be mulling opening a second distribution center to expand northward.

Can it be true that a certain coffee aficionado doesn’t even like the stuff?

P.S., best of luck in N.C.

BR suspects you’ll be a Tar Heel fan in no time.

Expect to see beer taps in more convenience stores with the advent of the “growlers” bulk concept.

Hey, M.D. in Texas—we owe you a big box of thanks.

BR hears a small chain in the Southeast is not only growing its c-store base but also operating a laundry and leasing property to a dollar store and a liquor store. BR wishes a happy retirement to Rick B.!

Little did a Chicago celebrity know he had been spotted in an airport by S.P. and her stealth paparazzi skills.

BR hears folks are already planning their return to CRU’s Got Talent.

T.T., congrats on your daughter’s nuptials!

A six-pack of Fischer Beer goes a long way— especially at 59 cents. Are we right, Bob O.?

BR hears the IPO for a certain c-store chain in the South may finally be getting some traction.

Somebody in Dallas ought keep a closer watch on that Facebook page.

BR hears an industry coffee supplier is mulling joining the mobile foodtruck craze by developing a truck of its own.

Looks as if some small chains are leading the way with quick-response codes.

BR hears loud and clear that Darnell of Huck’s can belt it out!

Who knew K.C.’s sister was a gameshow diva?

First father and son to be on NACS supplier board— now that’s power!

BR wishes a speedy recovery to Patrick More of Armor Safe Technologies.

Congrats to Sly Fox’s son Wyatt on being chosen to pitch for USC!

BR would like to congratulate N.M. on his B.H. award.

Don’t worry, M.S., everyone knows shoes are optional in Las Vegas!

S.B., what are you feeding all those kids to make them into star gymnasts?

Sure, some folks are concerned the use of corn and other grains to make ethanol will boost the price of food. Others, like Dana S., are more concerned about the cost of a bottle of Templeton Rye.

So, Kevin P., when should BR be over for dinner? We haven’t had a gourmet meal in a while.

Want to get the attention of the director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products? Call him “Bopper.” 

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