Trend Talk Video: The Experimental Convenience Store with CSN’s Don Longo

Retail Leader Editor Amy Baxter sat down with Don Longo, editorial director of Convenience Store News, to discuss experimental convenience store formats.

From adding drive-thrus to a focus on restaurant food over grab n' go snacks, convenience stores are evolving quickly to fit consumer preferences. Convenience stores have the ability to adapt and change faster than other retailers, placing the sector as a true reflection of ongoing consumer behaviors and trends.

Trend Talk is a new thought leadership interview series from Retail Leader. Each week, Trend Talk will identify a macro trend in the retail industry, focusing on the grocery, convenience or drug channels, through a deep-dive discussion with an industry insider.