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

Retailers can offer discounts without penalty

MADISON, Wis. -- Gas station owners will be able to offer discounts for customers paying cash without being penalized by credit card companies under a proposal that unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary, Corrections & Privacy Committee last week, according to State Senator Dave Zien,...

Could provide basic needs; some retailers skeptical

TOKYO -- In what could serve as a model for the United States, which has disaster planning top of mind now because of the recent hurricanes on the Gulf Coast, local authorities in Japan are signing agreements with convenience stores to turn them into help centers in the event of a major earthquake...

$5 million for community; extra month's pay for employees

CHALMETTE, La. -- W. Michael Hulse, president of Murphy Oil USA Inc., a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corp., released a letter to the people of St. Bernard Parish, La., assuring them that Murphy would stand by them and help in the aftermath of the worst disaster in the community's history. There is no...

Township vehicles break in new car washes
Ecount re-introduces Fuel Prepaid Visa Card
Attracting female customers requires consistency, commitment
A-B, Diageo, Enodis continue to contribute
NACS, NACDS, NCPA, NCGA seek reform of credit card fee system
50 customers receive $100 gift certificates; one drives away new Ford
Recruiter's funds directed to help those affected by Katrina.