Channel: Chain Executives

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After a credit or debit card is swiped to accept payment, many entities may be taking a cut of your money from that transaction. You might think that the card brand—such as MasterCard, your processor and the bank issuing the card—are all taking cuts, and you would be correct. However, many others that are almost always hidden from merchants may also be taking a cut.
While the FDA is not under any mandate to adopt additional regulations on menthol cigarettes, the agency has reached out to the public for more input on the issue of menthol in cigarettes.
Reilly Musser knows her customers love the new “hand-to-mouth” confection products—resealable, shareable pouches of unwrapped, bite-sized sweets. Musser, category manager for Santa Clara, Calif.-based Robinson Oil, which has 18 Rotten Robbie c-stores and a few kiosk-type locations, sees the upside of the trend toward bite-sized.
There was a time when businesses would frame the first dollar they made. For a new business today, that first dollar would be a speck of data in a bank server somewhere in oblivion.
When you mention “the black market,” it evokes imagery of back-alley deals among criminals, not the less fearsome picture of mom-and-pop grocers conducting transactions with their regular customers. Yet it was the latter who recently came up in headlines about the black market.
Arizona convenience store retailer Barney's closes doors after 36 years
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Western Refining Inc. has taken over the operation of seven convenience stores previously under the.
October Gasoline Deliveries Highest in Three Years
Fuels News
Total petroleum deliveries increased by 1.3% from October 2012, and increased by 2.1% from.
Fast-Food Workers Expected to Strike Thursday
Foodservice
Minimum-wage protest follows last week’s Walmart walkout
Couche-Tard Stock Hits All-Time High
Corporate News
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