Before the NAD could address whether Amazon's ads were substantiated, Amazon filed suit against NACS in federal court in Seattle seeking a judgment that its claims were neither false nor misleading under the federal Lanham Act.
This project affirms our synergy with NACS and will further demonstrate the value of deploying PCATS' NAXML message standards within the convenience and petroleum retailing channel," said PCATS Executive Director and CEO John Hervey.
The NACS "It's the Law" campaign was described to Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan at its kick-off in May of 1990 who praised the industry's initiative by commenting "Your industry has been swift to respond to my challenge .
The huge increase in gasoline prices in 2004 and 2005 accelerated the trend of consumers paying with credit or debit cards, and NACS estimates that upwards of 70 percent of all gasoline purchases are now paid with plastic.
Even though motor fuels gross margins reached a 17-year low in 2002, according to the NACS 2003 State of the Industry report, more stores are offering motor fuels than ever before to generate customer traffic.
Although online sales of textbooks and alternative textbook formats have created a lot of buzz, students prefer the convenience and the reliability of traditional books and bookstores when it comes to their educational purchases," said Scott Giesler, executive director of the NACS Foundation.