Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

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    Press Release: Study Shows Georgia Consumers Have Benefited From Passage of Swipe Fee Reform

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    CONTACT: Jim Tudor - Georgia Association of Convenience Stores (GACS) - 770-736-9723

    Email: jtudor@aol.com

    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.

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    2013 Southern Convenience Store and Petroleum Show Rewind

    GACS recently hosted its 11th annual show in Macon, GA.

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    2013 Convention Rewind

    ​GACS recently held the 39th annual convention in Amelia Island, Florida. 

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    Golf Tournament Held in April

    GACSPAC Golf Wrap Up

    GACS Board of Directors sends a special thank you to all of the

    companies that have sponsored the most recent PAC event.  We certainly

    enjoyed one of the finest spring days on the course with great friends,

    delicious food, plenty of beverages & some dang fine golfers!

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