Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Gives sandwich supplier its Vendor Partnership Award

MINNEAPOLIS -- Deli Express, a major supplier of hot and cold sandwiches sold through convenience stores, said recently that it was recognized with the 2007 Vendor Partnership Award from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES). The award recognizes Deli Express for its outstanding service...

St. Louis location is newest nest for Chester's

ST. LOUIS -- MotoMart is the latest chain to add a Chester's Fried Chicken restaurant, at a convenience store in St. Louis. The Chester's unit celebrated its grand opening on August 1, with Chester the Chicken was on hand to help with the ribbon-cutting ceremony and to take grand opening photos...

Store's owner to open two more locations in September

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rumors of NexStore MarketPlace's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Bill Knight, president of Knight Development Group, which owns NexStore, said his inventive c-store/restaurant concept in Boca Raton is doing just fine, despite a report in The Palm Beach Post suggesting the...

Two more locations coming within a few months for retailer
Owner of gas/c-store/foodservice combo facility files for bankruptcy reorganization
Filing may be indicative of larger casual dining woes, says Technomic
Dunkin' Donuts has launched DDSMART, the brand's first menu of "better-for-you" options.
New coffee program coming to 2,000 retail locations
Beats same-store sales for sales growth for many restaurant chains
Entrepreneur opens "convenience/grocery/gas" store in Charlotte, N.C., area.