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

Esso, RBC team up for debit Speedpass in Canada

CALGARY, Alberta -- Esso in Canada has expanded its Speedpass technology for customers who bank with RBC Royal Bank. The new Speedpass with debit capability will enable RBC Royal Bank Client Card holders to instantly pay for purchases at Esso retail outlets from their RBC account without using...

Can a New York program offering healthy options to inner-city clientele catch on?

NEW YORK CITY -- For the 52% of African-Americans who live in the central city of a metropolitan area, the convenience store is often their only source of groceries. But is it a good source? In 2004, research by Brigham& Women's Hospital in Boston connected the high rate of obesity among blacks...

Deploys 25 Info Touch financial services kiosks in area

EL PASO, Texas -- Circle K has deployed 25 Info Touch Technologies Corp. ZapLink kiosks at select convenience stores in El Paso, Texas. Info Touch and Circle K offer cash-preferred customers secure and convenience access to bill payment and financial transactions at self-service automated kiosks,...

Gov. task force report due next week
Iowa House committee approves ban; Senate mulling same
Regional convenience store chain Tedeschi's Food Shops Inc. is offering Oxygen Wireless GSM at the 210 c-stores located throughout New England.
M&T Bank to place no-surcharge ATMs in Rutter's, Sheetz stores.
But restrictions seen as inevitable
Deal strengthens national merchant base
Deal follows KwikSystems, Prepaid Enterprises acquisitions