Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Two sites celebrate grand openings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Chester's, a leading fried-chicken foodservice offering in the convenience-store category, announced the grand opening of two new locations, both in South Carolina. Borderline Mini Mart in Clover, S.C., and Short Trip Convenience Store in Summerton, S.C., are where Chester has...

Traditional restaurateur serves up c-store offering

INDIANAPOLIS -- A venerable Indianapolis chili restaurant's efforts to expand its reach is opening opportunities for area convenience stores to expand their foodservice offers. Charlie & Barney's, which has been ladling up its signature chili since 1977, is quietly expanding into convenience...

It's a service that cooks up the perfect pizza purchasing recipe.

ALVISO, Calif. & ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- TiVo Inc., the creator of TV services for digital video recorders (DVRs), and Domino's Pizza Inc. have teamed up to give broadband connected TiVo subscribers the ability to order pizza for delivery or pickup, and track delivery timing from their TV sets...

Delivery system includes salads, flatbread pizzas, paninis, sandwiches, wraps
Solon, Ohio, facility designed to help foodservice operators
Charlie & Barney's Chili plans to expand offering beyond Indiana.
Coffee retailer launches "Gold Card" membership.
Quick Chek to offer free coffee on "Black Friday".
Restaurants seeking to get consumers through door with new, limited-time items
Ripley location features Chester's, McDonald's restaurants.