TITLE

Getting Smart with New Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Master, Melissa
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;2/7/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Sheetz Inc. which announced that it expects to be the first U.S. retailer to accept MasterCard International Inc. radio frequency-based payment option, MasterCard PayPass, across its entire chain. MasterCard, American Express and Visa expect their smart cards to make strides in retail environments that have traditionally been cash-only, such as fast-food restaurants, drive-throughs, movie theaters, self-serve gas stations, mass transit, pharmacies, parking garages, toll roads, and, of course, convenience stores. Sheetz tested the technology at a store in Bellwood, Pennsylvania.
ACCESSION #
16096368

 

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