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

Oil company offers donations, retailer-based grants

IRVING, Texas -- Exxon Mobil Corp. said that it will contribute nearly $10.8 million in cash to the United Way in the Houston and Baytown areas following completion of its 2005 employee and retiree campaign. The funds will assist those benefiting from services provided by the nonprofit and its...

Hallandale Beach, Fla., officials approve requirement

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Gas stations, as well as condos with elevators, will be required to have generators in case another hurricane knocks out power, Hallandale Beach, Fla., officials decided Tuesday, according to a Sun-Sentinel report. Taking stock of the 2005 hurricane season, city...

600 Visa, MC cardholders affected

BENTONVILLE, Ark., -- Sam's Club said it is working closely with Visa and MasterCard to investigate credit card fraud affecting cardholders who purchased gasoline at Sam's Club stations between Sept. 21 and Oct. 2, 2005. The retailer stressed that the electronic systems and databases used inside...

Q Comm expands card offering
Pay By Touch has forged an agreement to acquire BioPay LLC for $82 million in stock and cash.
Police in Louisville, Ky., have launched a new website that features videotaped robberies in an effort to get more tips about the suspects.
Will ensure access for disabled through station modifications
Also partners with American Cash Exchange to sell Poni PIN Card
Chase Paymentech petroleum merchants also testing card
One customer who uses MasterCard at Sheetz will win 8,000 gals. of gas