New York City Hopes to Ban Cashless Retailers

New York City Hopes to Ban Cashless Retailers

The New York City Council recently proposed a new bill that could limit retailers’ frictionless goals and ambitions. Under the new bill introduced by the New York City Council, retailers would be fined for not accepting cash as a form of payment. The bill was introduced Ritchie Torres who represents the working-class communities of the […]

Gas Prices Fall Prior to Thanksgiving

Gas Prices Fall Prior to Thanksgiving

Those traveling for Thanksgiving will be relieved as gas prices have been falling leading up to Holiday. The gas prices are looking more in line with the prices from 2017. As of Monday, Nov. 19, the average national gas price went down to $2.62. That is seven cents lower than the price from a week […]

Cigarette Smoking at Record Low in U.S.

Cigarette Smoking at Record Low in U.S.

New data shows that only 14% of adults smoke cigarettes – a record low among U.S. adults. According to researchers and industry experts, the new data shows proof that the ongoing efforts to decrease smoking rates in the country are successful. According to the CDC, FDA and National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, there were […]

FDA Thinking About Banning Flavored E-Cigs in C-Stores

FDA Thinking About Banning Flavored E-Cigs in C-Stores

It is no secret at this point that the FDA has been targeting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. According to the CNBC, in one the latest updates, the FDA commissioner publicly targeted the sale of flavored e-cigarettes at convenience stores. In a recent interview on the “Squawk Box”, commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the FDA […]

Signatures Now Optional for Mastercard

Signatures Now Optional for Mastercard

Mastercard has become the first credit card company to not require signatures on the card itself and when purchasing an item. Due to the changes in security and technology advancements in identity verification, Mastercard made the announcement stating that signatures are optional on receipts and the card. Not having to sign a receipt after a […]

FDA may Ban Online E-Cigarette Sales

FDA may Ban Online E-Cigarette Sales

Many retailers in the e-cigarette and vape industry expected to see a ban on online sales when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made it’s ruling back in 2016. The ban was not included in the final ruling. That may not be the case anymore. FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, stated two weeks ago that the […]

Coca Cola Acquires Minority Ownership in BodyArmor

Coca Cola Acquires Minority Ownership in BodyArmor

The Coca-Cola Co. adds another product to its investment portfolio. The beverage company has recently acquired minority ownership of BodyArmor, a sports drink that will now have access to Coca-Cola’s bottling system. This move will enable BodyArmor “to accelerate its growth to meet explosive consumer demand for its premium line of sports performance and hydration drinks.” […]

Ethanol Groups Weigh In on Emission Standards Proposal

Ethanol Groups Weigh In on Emission Standards Proposal

The new proposed rule for the “Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026″ has been unveiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Included in the proposal are revisions to greenhouse gas and fuel economy emission standard for light duty vehicles. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is […]

Schrader Saver FAQs

Schrader Saver FAQs

If you’re not familiar with our Schrader Saver program, it is our digital loyalty program that we started at our stores about a year ago. Using the Schrader Saver card, you earn points on all inside and gas purchases. You earn 2 points on every dollar spent inside our Schraders stores and 2 points on […]

Soda Prices to be Raised by Manufacturers

Soda Prices to be Raised by Manufacturers

  According to a Restaurant Business magazine, manufacturers are likely to an increase their soda prices due to costs imposed by a shortage of truck drivers and the tariffs put in place by the Trump administration. Carbonated beverages in North America are already seeing a price increase by Coca Cola Co. and their bottlers. The move was […]