Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Chet Cadieux reflects on five years at the helm of leading chain QuikTrip

Editor's Note: CSP is proud to name QuikTrip Corp. and co-founder Chester Cadieux II as its 2007 Retail Leader of the Year. Today CSP shines the light on current chain leader Chet Cadieux. To learn more about QuikTrip, click the Full Story link below to view a video. Also watch for the December...

Retailer preparing own food, adding second distribution center; many more stores expected

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- U.K. retailer Tesco PLC's new U.S. grocery/convenience store venture, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets, has unveiled expansion plans including wanting shoppers in the urban centers it targets never to be more than a mile from one of its stores, said Reuters. Three weeks...

Johnston will lead development of c-store, other channels

WEST LAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Dole Fresh Vegetables, a subsidiary of Dole Food Co. Inc., has announced several organizational changes to its marketing and sales areas. Daryl Johnston will assume the role of director of alternate channels and will be leading the development of the alternative channel...

"Operations guy" announces retirement.
Bite-sized portions, tastings top hot list
Regional QSR opening Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe Express units at grocer's c-stores.
McDonald's Corp. said it has no plans to offer breakfast all day long, even though it is the most profitable meal of the fast-food chain's U.S. division.
A key lawsuit in the tainted tomato case involving Sheetz Inc. has been settled out-of-court.
Company rolling out foodservice kiosk
Customer traffic grows at twice the rate of restaurants for retailers offering meal solutions