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Data skimming from personal plastic has consumers, retailers restless

ATLANTA -- Susceptibility to credit-card fraud has retailers and their customers scurrying for proactive measures necessary to insulate themselves from further exposure. While new technologies aimed at preventing fraud are starting to arrive on the market, it might take months—even years—for...

Retiring Big Oil leader shares his thoughts on his accomplishments and gas prices

HOUSTON -- As consumers face triple-digit crude-oil prices, rising gasoline and natural gas prices, and the never-ending squeeze of tight supply and growing worldwide demand, John Hofmeister will leave his post as president of Shell Oil Co. June 1. Hofmeister discussed his departure, his...

Retail headquarters relocate from Illinois to California as part of restructuring

LA PALMA, Calif. -- BP PLC has moved the headquarters for its U.S. gas stations and convenience stores to Orange County, but not before cutting 117 jobs from its offices in La Palma, Calif., according to an Orange County Business Journal report. The cuts came as part of BP 's ongoing sale of its...

Biometric-payment provider Pay By Touch ceases operations
Prices force motorists to pull back on fuel and discretionary spending
Purchase of 15 Illinois Speedway stores incrementally boosts chain's regional reach.
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