Rumors

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

Made-to-order foodservice is in test at one Southeast chain. So far, so good … except for the day when kitchen help didn’t show, and the manager was scrambling. 


Three new, 4,800-square-foot sites are on tap for a Tennessee-based chain well known for its fresh foodservice offer. Four remodels are also underway. 


A small Indiana chain on a mini growth spurt, adding two sites, including a new build.


From Clark Brands LLC, Lisle, Ill.'s Twitter post in July: Our @ClarkBrandsLLC team had a great time volunteering at @fmsc_org last week! We packed a total of 166 boxes, feeding 98 kids for a year. Picture below. 


Congratulations to Rmarts’ Ryan Razowsky and his bride-to-be, Jessie, on their recent engagement! Picture below. 


California retailer K.D. ordered a trove of special glasses for watching the August solar eclipse, which flew off the shelves. Her only regret is she didn’t order more.  


A Colorado-based c-store retailer is still marching toward his pot dreams.


An Iowa-based behemoth is set to open its 2,000th store by the end of 2017—with pizza delivery, of course.


Teach us that trick that lets you use a digital coupon to “play games” with a big chain, E.W.


Looking for a few good category managers? A recent acquisition and its inherent redundancies means several professionals will be looking for new career opportunities.


Back Rumor Snapshot

From Clark Brands LLC, Lisle, Ill.'s Twitter post in July: Our @ClarkBrandsLLC team had a great time volunteering at @fmsc_org last week! We packed a total of 166 boxes, feeding 98 kids for a year.

Congratulations to Rmarts’ Ryan Razowsky and his bride-to-be, Jessie, on their recent engagement!