Kyle Williams, Jiffy Trip

“It is always a pleasure working with Mike Lawshe and Paragon Solutions. I have used Paragon on complete store refreshes and two new stores. He i s creative, and understands the operational side of my business, which few people truly understand in t he design...

Ed Pollock, Grassland Market

“Grasslands Market went to Paragon Solutions to help create our unique concept for a convenience store. The Paragon team led by Christy Barnes and Brennen Harris brought great communication, expertise and cooperation to our project. They exceeded all our...

David Hutchinson, Hutchinson Oil

“I do believe Paragon has and will continue to help raise the level of our offering within the convenience store sector. We value and appreciate that very much.” -David Hutchinson, Hutchinson Oil

Peter Quinn, Porter’s

“Paragon Solutions did a great job for our company in helping develop the look and feel for our new convenience store brand, “Porter’s”, which we are rolling out in Oregon and Washington. Mike spent two days traveling around Oregon with my...

Finding the Right Foodservice Helps, Mike’s comments

No matter how advanced or efficient the equipment, retailers are wasting an opportunity to showcase a critical aspect of their foodservice program if the equipment is lined up in a military manner, or simply stored out of sight of consumers, said Mike Lawshe,...

The HUB Breaks Ground

It is unprecedented that Convenience Store Decisions would select a Chain to Watch that hasn’t finished constructing its first location, but The Hub Convenience Stores, which is set to open its first travel center model this October in Dickinson, N.D., is...

IceBox opening announced

The IceBox has officially opened in Little Elm, Texas, on July 14. John McCauley, director of branding for Fort Worth, Texas-based Paragon Solutions Inc., designed the convenience store.

Mike Comments on RadioShack

Still, great ideas initiated at a few flagship stores may serve only as an epitaph to what the chain could have been had it undertaken such changes a decade or two ago. “RadioShack for so many years hung onto the same old [image]—it’s where you can get a...