C-store services news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Extra security measure will be phased out for most transactions

CHICAGO -- Visa, American Express, Discover and Mastercard have each announced that they will make signatures optional for most credit-card transactions. Visa was the last to announce it will phase out the signature requirement for cards with EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) chip cards starting...


Grocers and even competitors may also take excess department-store square footage

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- Department-store chain Kohl’s plans to partner with retailers, including convenience stores, to lease store space to them in an effort to drive foot traffic, according to multiple reports. About 300 Kohl’s locations are left with unused space after the chain downsized...

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Convenience Stores Against Trafficking will provide CIOMA’s network with resources, employee training

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- To help empower California’s convenience industry as a leader in combatting human trafficking across the state, the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) is partnering with In Our Backyard through its flagship program, Convenience Stores Against Trafficking...

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