Cash Not Carried

NACS Online Survey shows that majority of consumers carry less than $20 in cash A new survey shows that fewer people are carrying cash, even as Americans think it’s still the safest way to pay. According to the newly released “Future of Retail Study” from Walker Sands, a Chicago-based PR agency, 56% of those surveyed…

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.…