Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New 7-Eleven franchisee chairman will focus on communication, foodservice

QUINCY, Mass. -- Dennis Lane, a 34-year franchisee with one 7-Eleven store in Quincy, Mass., is the new chairman of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees, succeeding Tariq Khan, who has held the position for the last 10 years. Lane, who has been a 7-Eleven franchisee for...

How the chain has grown beyond just a coffeehouse

HOUSTON -- For thousands of Houston residents, a daily trip to Starbucks is automatic. And it's not just the coffee that makes it so easy. They are virtually everywhere. Starbucks baristas are making drinks at 283 local spots. But that wasn't always the case. Once upon a time, there was only one...

Retailer closes underperforming QSR programs, cuts related jobs

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- Hess Corp. announced internally this month that it would be closing some underperforming quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and eliminating several salaried positions at headquarters and in the field. Hess spokesperson Lorri Hecker told CSP Daily News the moves were a one-time...

One franchisee plans 4 new stores a year
Fresh & Easy food a real threat: report
Will implement growth strategy, "vision".
And a Cumby coffee New Year
Lunch bigger than dinner daypart
Coin-counter, coffee giant team up to test automated coffee kiosk
Unveils foodservice management solution for petroleum, c-store operators