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Drivers should beware of gas pump scam

Drivers should beware of gas pump scam

Drivers and gas station owners should be aware of a new scam to steal financial information at the gas pump, said Lorain County Auditor … launched a public awareness campaign about the credit card processing systems in most of the 1,400 gas pumps &#8230…

Marijuana businesses find card processing still elusive

Marijuana businesses find card processing still elusive

Marijuana entrepreneurs who want to process credit card transactions through a bank will have to adopt a key strategy for the time being: Patience. Despite anecdotal reports that there are banks that are processing … hair salon or some other retail &#8230…

Michigan gas stations ‘losing their shirts’ as prices drop to 7-year low

Michigan gas stations ‘losing their shirts’ as prices drop to 7-year low

At J&H Oil Co. near Grand Rapids, lower prices at the pump are shaving 2 cents per gallon in credit-card processing fees from gas station expenses compared to a year ago, said Craig Hoppen, the company’s president. Plus, customers are more likely to buy &#8230…

Gas Station Credit Card Processing with Ignite Payments

Gas Station Credit Card Processing with Ignite Payments

The Ignite Payments Petroleum Plus service is a complete resource for merchants, offering our industry leading expertise in card processing and payment solutions to bring all major credit, debit and fleet cards right to the pump. Our powerful processing technology is ideally suited for petroleum merchants facing the latest winds…

Wilton Gas Station: “We’re Trying to Stay Open and Survive”

Wilton Gas Station: “We’re Trying to Stay Open and Survive”

Michael Lindquist, who has owned at 210 Danbury Road since 1996, says a tangled web of regional gasoline industry contract and pricing disputes is threatening him and dozens of other CT gas station … handles credit card processing and operates under &#8230…

N.J. gas stations offer cheaper prices for customers who pay in cash

N.J. gas stations offer cheaper prices for customers who pay in cash

Gasoline and industry experts say the high price of gas in recent years has resulted in more and more people using plastic to fill their tanks, and because station owners must pay credit card processing fees of 2 percent or 3 percent, more of those owners &#8230…

Gas station owners not pumped about higher prices

Gas station owners not pumped about higher prices

but gas station owners said those profits don’t trickle down to the neighborhood pumps. Credit card processing fees are eating into the thin profit margins at smaller stations, owners said, adding that they’re losing money on every gallon they sell…