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 […]

Automotive History: The Dymaxion Car

Automotive History: The Dymaxion Car

Designed by engineer, architect and philosopher Buckminster Fuller, the Dymaxion car – a multidirectional and three wheeled vehicle – was manufactured exactly 85 years ago today in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Fuller was born in Massachusetts and saw his life as “an experiment to find what a single individual can contribute to changing the world and benefiting all […]

Increase in Tobacco Prices

Increase in Tobacco Prices

  In a recent announcement, the major tobacco company Altria Group Inc. stated that there is a list price increase of 9 cents per pack on all their cigarette brands. According to a report by RBC Capital Markets, the increase in price is higher than the company’s average 7 cents per pack increase. According to […]