Some Retailers Express Frustration with EMV

Major retailers discuss practical concerns about EMV implementation at payment technology conference EMV chip cards and mobile payments are a constant topic in the payments industry lately, but according to some, large merchants are far from sold on either technology. An article last month from DigitalTransactions.net cites merchant comments during a recent payments-technology conference, describing…

Helping Shoppers Keep Food Fresh

By: David Fikes, Vice President, Consumer/Community Affairs and Communication, Food Marketing Institute  Supermarkets have an array of fresh, frozen and prepared foods. Your store maintains quality assurance and sanitation standards to ensure customers receive fresh, wholesome and safe food products. After purchase, though, it’s up to the shopper to take care of their purchases properly.…

Pepsi Reformulates Diet Soda

New version of Diet Pepsi will be free of aspartame and on store shelves in AugustPepsiCo confirmed in April that it will launch Diet Pepsi without the use of the artificial sweetener aspartame later this year in the United States, CNBC reports. “Diet cola drinkers in the U.S. told us they wanted aspartame-free Diet Pepsi and we’re…