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

Swipe fees ‘unacceptably high,’ retailer says

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Walmart Canada is dropping Visa as an accepted payment method, it said. Following an evaluation of credit-card transaction fees, the retailer said it has concluded that the interchange or swipe fees applied to Visa credit-card purchases remain “unacceptably high.” In a...

Partners with First Bankcard on rewards, discount program

TULSA, Okla. -- Convenience-store and gasoline retailer QuikTrip Corp. and credit-card issuer First Bankcard have launched a new QuikTrip private-label credit-card program. The new QuikTrip Credit Card, which can be used at any QuikTrip in the United States for food, fuel and other qualified...

First time all of grocer’s centralized convenience-store banners have jointly participated

CINCINNATI -- Kroger convenience-store brands Kwik Shop , Loaf ‘N Jug , Tom Thumb and Turkey Hill are launching It’s Your Great American Summer, their largest loyalty promotion since the brands joined forces in early 2015. Beginning June 16, customers can use their rewards cards to be automatically...

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Former Cadence Bank, Getty Realty exec will continue to specialize in c-store lending
Will offer the mobile-payment service at nearly 15,000 gas stations
NACS battles against House committee proposal that may set back gains in interchange fees
Completes acquisition of Pine State Trading's convenience division.
Consumer segmentation key to boosting loyalty
Designed convenience stores and truckstops for more than 30 years