On January 28, members of the GACS Board of Directors visited the State Capitol to meet with their respective legislators and discussed industry issues.
Pictured left to right: Senator Burt Jones, Natalie Jones (Jones Petroleum), Jennie Nesspor (GACS), Ed Hong (Clipper Petroleum), Angela Holland (GACS), Brian Griffith (Golden Pantry Food Stores), Rob Patterson (Mini-Foods, Inc.), and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle
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Contact: Jeff Lenard (703) 518-4272 firstname.lastname@example.org
Gas Customers Evolve in How They Shop for Price
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Price remains the dominant reason why consumers buy gas at a particular location, but how consumers shop for that price is shifting, according to the results of a new consumer survey released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).
Representative Jack Kingston joined GACS members at the 2013 NACS Show in Atlanta, GA. This was a great opportunity to put a face on the industry.
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CONTACT: Jim Tudor - Georgia Association of Convenience Stores (GACS) - 770-736-9723
DEBIT CARD SWIPE FEE REFORM GIVES BIG BOOST TO GEORGIA’S ECONOMY
Study Finds Cutting Debit Fees Saved Georgia Consumers $163.5M in Lower Prices & Created 1046 New Jobs
DALLAS, GA —According to a new economic report released today by the Merchants Payments Coalition, debit card swipe fee reform has accomplished much of what Congress intended when it passed debit reform legislation in 2010 by pumping a significant infusion of savings and jobs into state economies across the country.
The report, named The Costs and Benefits of Half a Loaf: The Economic Effects of Recent Regulation of Debit Card Interchange Fees, can be found at the link below, or at the MPC web site, www.UnfairCreditCardFees.com.