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Quick Chek testing self-checkout lanes with note, coin capabilities

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- Quick Chek, a chain of 120 fresh-food convenience store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, has installed and is testing self-checkout lanes equipped with note and coin recycling capabilities at its Phillipsburg, N.J., store, which the retailer says is...

Refusing to accept credit cards over dispute with BP; sells four stations to Circle K

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The Barney's Convenience Mart chain in Ohio is temporarily refusing to accept credit cards in the Toledo area, reported The Toledo Blade . Signs taped to pumps at BP stations operated by Barney's starting last week blamed the move on "computer problems." But a Barney's executive...

Retailer, credit-card groups issue conflicting studies, spar over interchange fees

WASHINGTON -- U.S. retailers pay credit-card fees up to six times greater than those paid by retailers in other countries, the Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC) said on Thursday, pushing for legislation to limit such fees. Meanwhile, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is doing a study of...

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