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

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

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter's Children's Charities said it will provide $25,000 to fund the startup of a Youth Preparedness Program being developed by the American Red Cross, York County chapter. The charitable arm of the Rutter's Cos., Rutter's Children's Charities, holds several fundraising efforts each...

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.
Cox Communications Arizona announced Cox customers can pay their bill at Info Touch's ZapLink kiosks at approximately 200 participating Circle K stores.