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One-station retailer allies with local credit union to offer smartphone payment, free coffee

CARO, Mich. -- GC Express, a gas station northeast of Flint, Mich., is now offering a free coffee or fountain drink as a way to entice customers to pay with their mobile phone—a payment program tied to a local credit union that will ultimately mean a cheaper transaction for the merchant. The Caro,...

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