Skimming and Payment Security

Withdrawing from ATMApproximately 39 million Americans fill-up every day and fuel dispensers have become one of many targets for thieves looking to steal credit and debit card information by skimming, an aggressive tactic used to illegally obtain consumer card data for fraudulent purposes.

Skimming occurs when a third-party card-reading device is installed either outside or inside a fuel dispenser, which allows a thief to capture a customer’s credit and debit card information to create counterfeit cards.

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C-store Spotlight

cstoreellsworthCountryside Cooperative — Ellsworth, WI

CHS Retail Solutions is a program with trained experts to advise retail stores on business operations, market development and tools to maximize overall performance among other areas. Countryside Cooperative is a recipient of that advice and has seen the results of working diligently with a Retail Specialist as they expand their reach.

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For the Snacking Occasion, Anything Goes

Granola bar with cereals and nutsby Samantha Strong Murphy, Freelance Writer
CSP, June 2016

Historically an indulgent in-between meal, snacking is the new 24-7, and every food is trying to get into the game.

Take the olive. Musco Family Olives now offers a car-friendly 4-ounce serving that fits into a cup holder. “It used to be that the only time you ever saw olives as a snack was as part of a holiday tray,” says Jim Hertel, senior vice president of Long Grove, Ill.-based Willard Bishop, an Imar Analytics Co. “Now they’re moving to fit it into mainstream snacking behavior.”

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Save the Date: 2017 Cenex Buyers Fair

savethedatebannerCHS is excited to announce the 2017 Cenex® Buyers Fair scheduled for the evening of Tuesday June 13th and Wednesday June 14, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. This event is exclusively for all our Cenex retailers and you are invited to attend!

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of Millennials (age 22-39) are already using or interested in using mobile payment technology.


of all customers are already using or interested in using mobile payment technology.


of consumers overall would use mobile payments if more stores accepted them.

Source: Customer Attitudes Toward FinTech-U.S., May 2016