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

American Carwash, Washing Equipment Technologies add territories

DE PERE, Wis. -- PDQ Manufacturing Inc., a manufacturer of vehicle-washing systems, has appointed two distributors for the upper Midwest. American Car Wash Industries, Johnston, Iowa, will serve as PDQ's exclusive distributor serving Minnesota and North Dakota, and Washing Equipment Technologies,...

Rising credit-card costs raise ire at SOI Summit

CHICAGO -- As the 2006 NACS State of the Industry Summit in partnership with CSP got under way Wednesday, a call to arms to fight rising credit-card fees drew the first applause of the day from attendees. During the event, 2005-2006 NACS chairman Scott Hartman shared with attendees how NACS and a...

Association's family program wins state award

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) has received an "Association Excellence" award from the Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE). A member recognition and retention program that honored "New York's Foremost Convenience Store Families" earned...

Agreement includes fee-free services for Citibank customers
Loyalty program adds up to $10,000 for one customer
Arey calls N.C. initiative a poor tax
Annual trade show & expo scheduled for Oct. 8-10
More and more retailers adding services to store kiosks
Giant Eagle can no longer include milk sales in fuelperks! discount program
Buying group forges deal with college book store services company