Shhh. Do you hear it? It’s another debit-card swipe at your POS and, indirectly, another swipe from the banks and financial institutions that have prospered handsomely from your countless transactions.
Plunge in oil prices sets the stage for record margins and boost in in-store sales. Also In This Issue: Profitability skyrockets for top performers! Other channels seek to redefine convenience! The economy enters a new stage. The growing health-and-wellness trend. Fuel demand; oil's slide; multicultural momentum; and data, data, data!