Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Earnhart + Friends deal will allow retailer to focus on foodservice

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Beginning this month, two Bowling Green, Ky.-based businesses have entered an exclusive partnership. Earnhart + Friends is now the agency of record for all advertising, public relations and marketing needs for convenience retailer Minit Mart, according to both owners, who are...

Fast-feeders expanding breakfast offerings to satisfy time-starved workers

ATLANTA -- While lunch remains the busiest part of the day for fast-food restaurants, breakfast is quickly catching up in both foot traffic and revenue because of the needs of time-crunched Americans, said The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Traditional offerings like scrambled eggs, biscuits and...

Chicken QSR opens in Love's new Iowa travel plaza

NEWTON, Iowa -- As reported earlier this week in CSP Daily News, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has opened its first truckstop in Iowa, along Interstate 80 in Newton. The facility opened for business yesterday. The new travel plaza features a McDonald's and a Chester's Chicken location...

As more stores open, retailers can see for themselves
Papa John's running pizza text-ordering promo for football fans.
Company also removes trans fats
Helps fans throw football parties
Will refocus company on customer experience in face of McDonald's coffee threat.
Former Balmar exec to assist retailers with foodservice
Competition called for recipes using chain's soups.