Rumors

The latest scuttlebutt, rumors & fun in the convenience store industry

M.L., you should become a c-store private eye—you have a knack for it! 


We hear Sean H. is happy to offer surfing tips to new kids on the waves, even if they happen to be golf pros. No big thing.


BR hears one retailer in the West is working on unmanned c-stores in office buildings.


Going public does wonders for a company, says the co-founder of one of the industry’s largest, best-known chains. A retailer can learn a lot about its strengths and weaknesses with the help of analysts, and grow from there.


F.D. says moving to Florida means having tan legs for the first time. A new sun bunny is born.


Congrats to Bruce Robinson of f’real on becoming a grandfather for the fifth time! We’re glad you’re planning your sports teams appropriately.


R.A., we didn’t know about your love of photography. We hope to see some someday.


Congratulations to Cumberland Farms’ Lily Haseotes Bentas on the naming in her honor of the new academic center at Salve Regina Univerity.


We hear Sean H. is happy to offer surfing tips to new kids on the waves, even if they happen to be golf pros. No big thing.


BR hears one retailer in the West is working on unmanned c-stores in office buildings.


Back Rumor Snapshot

Ricker’s Quinn Ricker and wife Shelley represented the United States with their stars and stripes during the Summer Olympics in Rio.

C-store banker Mike Ross may be better known for fishing for business. But on a recent trip to Alaska, he and a team of 13 people caught almost a ton of fish: 1,800 pounds in river salmon and ocean halibut, rockfish and cod.