Rumors

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

K.J., during next year’s NRA Show, we’ll meet you at the spa!


When will we croon “Cry Me a Ribeye” over dinner again, S.S.?


Eric Bolduc of Holmes Murphy and his wife and daughter basked in the glorious greenery of The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, on a recent trip across the pond.


BR likes the way one Southeast chain is using loyalty to drive more activity at the pump as gas margins decline.


One of the industry’s “nice” private-equity chains is reportedly putting the final touches on its new, fresh-focused c-store brand. 


One Midwest chain keeps on racking up the acquisitions, and BR hears another couple of deals are on the way.


Let’s see, J.B.: You got half the house for twice the price. Once again proving the adage “location, location, location.”


B.K., at least you went from boom to average vs. boom to bust.


BR isn’t going to name names, but flossing your teeth during an awards ceremony? Really?


After finding two skimming devices in two weeks, a Midwest retailer is stepping up visual pump inspections.


Back Rumor Snapshot

Eric Bolduc of Holmes Murphy and his wife and daughter basked in the glorious greenery of The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, on a recent trip across the pond.

There was a whole lotta shakin’ going on in the NACSPAC lounge at the summit, led by the group Barley Alive, including Tony Bartys of CST Brands (second from left) and Joe Vonder Haar (far right) of iSee Store Innovations.