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FEATURES
NACS SHOW RECAP

62 | Owning Convenience
This year's 25th annual NACS Show delivered a call to the
c-store industry.

CATEGORY MANAGEMENT
FOODSERVICE

52 | Getting to the Source
Convenience store retailers have a surplus of options for foodservice sourcing, but what does it take to find the right mix?
FOODSERVICE

58 | Upping Your Dinner Game
Lure consumers off their couches and into your c-store
at mealtime.

DEPARTMENTS
VIEWPOINT

4 | Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Here are some trends to watch for in 2018.

BRAND MANAGEMENT
Vice President/Group Brand Director
(917) 446-4117

Paula Lashinsky
plashinsky@ensembleiq.com

EDITORIAL
Editorial Director
(201) 855-7606
Editor-in-Chief
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Contributing Editor
(303) 741-3377
Contributing Editor
(201) 280-2614

Don Longo
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Linda Lisanti
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Melissa Kress
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Angela Hanson
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Danielle Romano
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Chelsea Regan
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Renée M. Covino
reneek@aol.com
Tammy Mastroberte
tmastroberte@gmail.com

ADVERTISING SALES & BUSINESS
Associate Brand Director & Northeast Sales Manager Rachel McGaffigan
(508) 385-2524
rmcgaffigan@ensembleiq.com
Associate Brand Director & Western Sales Manager
Ron Lowy
(330) 840-9557
rlowy@ensembleiq.com
Associate Publisher & Midwest Sales Manager
Kelly Fischer
(773) 992-4464
kfischer@ensembleiq.com
Account Executive, Southwest
Cindy Deberry
(803) 315-0694
cdeberry@ensembleiq.com
Account Executive & Classified Advertising
Terry Kanganis
(201) 855-7615
tkanganis@ensembleiq.com
Classified Production Manager
Mary Beth Medley
(856) 809-0050
marybeth@marybethmedley.com

CUSTOM MEDIA

10 | CSNews Online

Vice President/Custom Media Division
Pierce Hollingsworth
(224) 632-8229
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General Manager, Custom Media
Kathy Colwell
(224) 632-8244
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26 | New Products

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

SMALL OPERATOR

30 | Grow Your Customer Base - or Die
Be nimble, be quick: Here are tips to draw in new customers
and retain them.

Director of Audience Development
Gail Reboletti
(224) 632-8214
greboletti@ensembleiq.com
Audience Development Manager
Shelly Patton
(646) 217-1045
spatton@ensembleiq.com
List Rental
The Information Refinery
(800) 529-9020
Brian Clotworthy
Subscriber Services/Single-Copy Purchases
(978) 671-0449
EnsembleIQ@e-circ.net

ART/PRODUCTION

70 | The Invisibility Factor: Why Women
Don't Get Promoted
Women are speaking up, but they are still less likely to advance.

Director of Production
(973) 358-4875
Advertising/Production Manager
(314) 403-4753
Art Director
(224) 632-8245

STORE SPOTLIGHT

CORPORATE OFFICERS

74 | Rockin' Retail
RockStop Gas & Wash is the first-of-its kind Hard Rock-branded
retail service station and car wash.

Executive Chairman
Alan Glass
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Brand Officer
Rich Rivera
Chief Financial Officer
Len Farrell
Chief Business Development Officer
& President, EnsembleIQ Canada
Korry Stagnito
Chief Customer Officer/President of Enterprise Solutions
Ned Bardic
Chief Digital Officer
Joel Hughes

EXPERT'S VIEW

GETTING TO THE CORE

90 | Getting Acquainted With Alternative Fuels
New research shows that not many c-store shoppers are aware
of the benefits.

Kathryn Homenick
khomenick@ensembleiq.com
Roz Gilman
rgilman@ensembleiq.com
Michael Escobedo
mescobedo@ensembleiq.com

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