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Biometric-payment provider Pay By Touch ceases operations

SAN FRANCISCO -- Solidus Networks Inc., which does business as Pay By Touch, called a halt to its biometric payment operations last week, as reported in a CSP Daily News Flash, unable to leave a lasting impression with its concept of allowing customers to pay for goods using the touch of a...

Prices force motorists to pull back on fuel and discretionary spending

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Retailers may already be feeling what the government said is a significant drop in demand for gasoline. Consumer demand—which has grown an average of 1% annually for gasoline over the past six years—is now expected to rise only 0.3% over last year, according to the U.S. Energy...

Purchase of 15 Illinois Speedway stores incrementally boosts chain's regional reach

LAVAL, Quebec -- With its sights set on reaching a desired 500-store threshold within each of its 11 U.S. and Canadian geographic regions, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has agreed to acquire 15 Speedway convenience stores in central Illinois from Speedway SuperAmerica LLC. The transaction, as...

Retailer adds take-home, evening daypart to menu mix chainwide
And more coming soon throughout retailer's regional network.
Bid seminars, offer deadlines fast approaching in markets across the country
Susser sees additional synergies with integration of Town & Country stores
Company to add about 200 stores before spring's end.
Rebranding stores acquired from Jopo, Jo-By in Washington, Idaho to Cenex
Retailer seeking deals for more than 30 corporate stores