Circle K parent's profit drops more t...

Circle K parent's profit drops more than expected

There are 3 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from Jul 15, 2008, titled Circle K parent's profit drops more than expected. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., the owner of 1,600 Circle K convenience stores, including those in Northeast Ohio, posted fourth-quarter profit that fell more than analysts estimated.

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Tulsa, OK

#1 Jul 16, 2008
I went there and attempted to use my credit card for gas. They wanted my zip code which I gave and it was not what the credit card co had in their records, apparently. I left and went to another companies station. I went home and verified that my zip was the same as my statement, it was. I have not been back there since. That was months ago.
Something Wicked

Stow, OH

#2 Jul 16, 2008
This report is a no brainer. People are not filling their tanks; we are only putting in what is necessary. Used to be an extra trip wouldn't hurt us; not anymore.
Robin Anderson


#3 Jul 16, 2008
So...a la the newly "reformed" National City Bank's tv commercial, Circle K could allow their customers to use the in-house ATM machines to withdraw cash to pay for purchases without a transaction charge...screw the credit card companies, eh?

Surely our Canuk brethren have heard about a "cash discount", eh?

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