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Consumers visiting QSRs less frequently as a result of RMS purchases

CHICAGO -- As the battle for share of stomach rages on, the retail foodservice industry continues to grow, with retailer meal solutions (RMS) in conveniences stores gaining ground, especially over quick-service restaurants (QSRs). Nearly half of consumers aged 18 to 34 purchased an RMS in a c-store...

Retailer association tells Fed debit-swipe fee cap still too high

WASHINGTON -- While the Federal Reserve’s cap on debit-card swipe fees enacted five years ago has helped reduce costs for retailers and consumers, fees are still higher than Congress intended and should be lowered, National Retail Federation (NRF) officials said in a statement. The NRF recently...

C-store chain to fill thousands of new jobs in three months across entire retail network

WAWA, Pa. -- Wawa Inc. has announced plans to hire more than 5,000 new associates during the next three months, with all of its more than 700 convenience stores across its six-state operating area looking to add new talent. The initiative comes on the heels of Forbes magazine ranking Wawa among...

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