Study Shows $15 Minimum Wage Hurts Small Business

Higher minimum wages “worsen the financial health of small businesses,” researchers said By NACS Online // December 18, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—A study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that higher minimum wages adversely impacted small businesses, the Wall Street Journal reports. “As the federal minimum wage rose from 1989-2013, small businesses in affected states suffered…

Don’t Expect Another EMV Extension

Visa, Mastercard reject delay request; Conexxus webinars to help fuel retailers ready upgrades. By NACS Online // December 04, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—For fuel retailers, the deadline for readying automated fuel dispensers (AFDs) to be EMV-payment compliant is less than a year away, and Conexxus research shows that many businesses lag behind in making the move. Although the…

Don’t Expect Another EMV Extension

Visa, Mastercard reject delay request; Conexxus webinars to help fuel retailers ready upgrades By NACS Online // December 04, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—For fuel retailers, the deadline for readying automated fuel dispensers (AFDs) to be EMV-payment compliant is less than a year away, and Conexxus research shows that many businesses lag behind in making the move.…

Amazon Offers Free Grocery Delivery

Prime members will receive free, two-hour grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh. By NACS Online // October 30, 2019 SEATTLE—Amazon Prime members will enjoy free, two-hour grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh, Grocery Dive reports. The retailer currently allows Prime members to receive free, two-hour delivery from Whole Foods stores. Prime members formerly had to pay $14.99 a month…

Marathon Petroleum Plans to Spin Off Speedway: Report

Board also said to be discussing leadership changes By Greg Lindenberg // CSP Daily News // Oct. 29, 2019 Marathon Petroleum Corp. is preparing to spin off its retail gas-station and convenience-store network and considering changes to its executive leadership to satisfy activist shareholders, sources familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal. Marathon Petroleum’s board is discussing…