2018 40 under 40

Some direct small chains and others support large retail operations with major industry clout. Still, the individuals who comprise CSD’s class of next-generation leaders are all committed to delivering excellence and moving their companies forward.

Effective and well-trained leaders are invaluable when it comes to formulating and communicating new strategic directions, motivating employees, satisfying customers and partnering with suppliers, vendors and other stakeholders.

Today’s economic climate is being shaped by forces that are spurring significant channel blurring—c-stores are becoming quick-service restaurants, drug stores are becoming c-stores, grocery stores are adding restaurants and dollar stores are pushing geographic boundaries at a dizzying pace.

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Joe DePinto, president and CEO 7-Eleven Inc. recently shared with Convenience Store Decisions in its recent October issue his take on the headwinds and disruption in the c-store and retail environment: “in my opinion, there are no more channels.”

This growing sect of next-generation leaders boasts the flexibility and nimbleness needed to succeed in this progressing industry. Enter your information below to download the PDF to meet this year’s 40 Under 40 class.