C-store services news for the convenience store retail industry.

Grocer to offer meal kits in-store and online

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertsons has acquired meal-kit company Plated for an undisclosed amount in a deal expected to close later this month. The deal gives Boise, Idaho-based grocer Albertsons a recognized name in meal kits, while Plated can now market itself in 2,300 Albertsons and related locations to...


Retailer partners with Allpoint in stores across 20 states

ENON, Ohio -- All of Speedway’s 2,550 in-store ATMs are now surcharge-free for eligible cardholders due to a deal with ATM provider Allpoint, a Cardtronics subsidiary. The milestone was reached after Allpoint gave an additional 1,500 Speedway convenience stores surcharge-free ATM access. The access...

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New service allows retailers to market fuel gift-card programs

DALLAS -- A subsidiary of payment-services provider InComm is integrating with National Bankcard Services (NBS) to provide specialized fuel gift-card processing at participating fuel retailers. InComm's On-Line Strategic Services LLC (InComm OLS) specializes in payment-switch technology. Its work...

Industry veteran to lead new intiative
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While many operators are making a play for foodservice, and several are doing it very well, a huge challenge is managing these programs, says Donna Hood Crecca, senior director with Technomic.
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Ruling orders payment solution provider to reimburse retailer for excess fees .

How to tackle some of the biggest dangers in retailing, from cyberthreats to an aging workforce

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If retailers have a car wash and don’t have a customer-loyalty program in place, they’re missing out on potential revenue.
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National Wholesale Fuels dealers can access branded c-store programs
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Reward programs need to be updated and refreshed from time to time to match a retailer’s current strategic focus.