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FARE attendees broke a Guinness World Record for the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made in one hour. The Which Wich Spreading Party event benefited Project PB&J, which led all 39,303 sandwiches to be donated to local food banks, veterans’ organizations and schools with the help of the Folds of Honor Foundation. See picture below. 


Expect another walk-up, no-gas location soon from a prolific Northeast chain.


Happy hour for the coffee bar? A Texas chain is hyped up about it.


One Midwest retailer is so thrown by coming food-safety regulations that it’s considering shutting down its commissary rather than jump through the hoops and pay the added expense. 


M.Z., so now you’re the kingpin of “C-Store Rescue”?


A drive-thru could be coming to a c-store near you.


Anyone who works with Dallas SWAT gets our trust—at least in judging the best happy hours, K.H.


L.D., hope your fresh-fruit venture is a bumper crop.


Jenny Bullard (left) of CST Brands found time to catch up with Janine Whitemen of Scientific Games at the annual Conexxus meeting in Tucson, Ariz. (Picture below).


If having it all means living in a world with beer bratwurst pizza, we have an embarrassment of riches.


Back Rumor Snapshot

How many conferences are literally one for the record books? That was the case for FARE, whose attendees broke a Guinness World Record for the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made in one hour. The Which Wich Spreading Party event benefited Project PB&J, which led all 39,303 sandwiches to be donated to local food banks, veterans’ organizations and schools with the help of the Folds of Honor Foundation.

Jenny Bullard (left) of CST Brands found time to catch up with Janine Whitemen of Scientific Games at the annual Conexxus meeting in Tucson, Ariz.