TITLE

Combating Credit Fees

AUTHOR(S)
Mastroberte, Tammy
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;5/29/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Englefield Oil Co. is using biometric technology to tackle the high-price of offering credit and debit. As credit and debit processing fees continue to cut into profits Englefield Oil, operating 100 Duke and Duchess Shoppes, decided to offer a Biopay's biometric payment solution as an alternative for customers and is saving money on the deal. Instead of paying a percentage of each transaction, the company pays a flat fee. Jason Collins, information technology manager at Englefield Oil said that it was cheaper than credit and debit cards.
ACCESSION #
21044295

 

Related Articles

  • SAFEGUARDING CREDIT CARD DATA. McCormick, John // Baseline;Apr2007, Issue 71, p49 

    The article presents an interview with Sean Smith, Steak n Shake's director of strategic technology. Smith elaborated on the company's corporate information-technology operations, including its compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) and other regulatory statutes. When asked about how Steak...

  • Tool up for tomorrow. Coffee, Peter // eWeek;6/12/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p54 

    The article comments on the need to choose tools for information technology planning. The author believes that watching behaviors of tool choice and thinking about their implications for the planning that is taking place is a field of study. Technologies need to be chosen in the expectation that...

  • ON YOUR SIDE. Bouman, Amber // PCWorld;Jun2008, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p44 

    The article focuses on technology-related problems raised by consumers, and the possible solutions to them. A consumer raised the problem with additional charges imposed by Archos for a $29.99 Web browser required to access Internet content. To avoid this confusion, it is recommended that...

  • Don't become a sitting duck.  // Computer Weekly;5/3/2005, p28 

    This article focuses on how IT departments are fighting an increasingly fraught battle to keep their systems free of security vulnerabilities. The IT departments have little choice but to fix them immediately, if they want to protect their systems from hackers and malware. Microsoft and others...

  • Making Connections Fly. Carr, David F. // Baseline;Jul2007, Issue 74, p47 

    The article focuses on Aeroplan's evolution from Air Canada's frequent-flier plan to a standalone loyalty marketing program hinged on integrating its systems with new business partners. It mentions that Aeroplan sells mileage credits to business partners such as credit card issuers who then...

  • Store Credit Cards Are Back With a Vengeance. O'Connel, Brian // Banking Strategies Daily;12/6/2013, p2 

    The article reports on the number of retail credit cards in use and the total balances on those cards as of December 2013, according to Equifax.

  • The finance director's more flexible corporate friend.  // Management Today;Nov98, p12 

    Reports on the use of corporate cards by a wider range of employees. Transformation of corporate credit cards into an indispensable part of a company's budgeting system; Use of software to monitor card expenditure; Settlement of bills electronically; Percentage of business travellers who carry...

  • Security Breaches Revive Industry Debate.  // Point for Credit Union Research & Advice;4/1/2006, p1 

    The article focuses on security breaches in the credit card industry in the U.S. Card-related security breaches is stoking the debate over consumer notification standards when such breaches occur. A more targeted notification standard is required because only about 2% of breach victims actually...

  • Card switch - the true cost. Zahos, Effie // Money (Australia Edition);Aug2006, Issue 82, p28 

    The article offers advice to consumers on annual fee rebates when upgrading a credit card in Australia. Westpac credit card holder Rob Skelton refused an offer to upgrade his card because he had to pay another annual fee for the new card. Card issuers have different pro-rata rebates. Amex offers...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics