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

Upgrades totaling up to $250,000 could be eligible

AKRON, Ohio -- DRB Systems, a point-of-sale (POS) software company offering marketing and business solutions to car-wash operators, is working with equipment finance company Ascentium Capital to develop a customized financing program for car-wash business owners. Existing customers of DRB Systems...

Food stamps

Defendants allegedly received more than $20 million in scheme

MIAMI -- Twelve Florida convenience-store owners, operators and clerks have been charged in connection with schemes to illegally redeem food-stamp benefits in exchange for cash. This operation resulted in the largest combined financial fraud loss for a food-stamp-trafficking takedown in history,...

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Take a quick look at some of the best current examples of self service outlets that are doing it right

Brought to you by Harbor. Self-service within convenience stores has been with us for a long time—it paved the way for consumers to take control over their needs and experience a more convenient way of doing things. However, very few past iterations were good examples of how retail user...

reward cards
The most common types of promotions are challenges, bonuses and occasion-based rewards. Here’s a look at what they are and how c-stores can use them to drive traffic.
Albertson's
Grocer to offer meal kits in-store and online
Speedway
Retailer partners with Allpoint in stores across 20 states
InComm prepay card
New service allows retailers to market fuel gift-card programs
GasBuddy
Industry veteran to lead new intiative
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While many operators are making a play for foodservice, and several are doing it very well, a huge challenge is managing these programs, says Donna Hood Crecca, senior director with Technomic.
TravelCenters of America
Ruling orders payment solution provider to reimburse retailer for excess fees .

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