Free gas, free food and more are now available to shoppers at Sheetz convenience stores, which recently launched its enhanced co-branded contactless blink MasterCard from Chase Card Services. The card now includes a rewards program called Sheetz Rewards, which includes the ability to earn everyday essentials with every purchase.
WILMINGTON, Del.–Sheetz, Inc. and Chase Card Services, the credit card division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., announced the launch of the enhanced Sheetz MasterCard® with blinkSM. The card features a more robust rewards program called Sheetz Rewards, which includes the ability to earn everyday essentials, such as free gas, food and much more with every purchase.
In 2005, the Sheetz MasterCard from Chase became the first co-branded credit card to feature blink, the easy-to-use, contactless payment method that provides speed and convenience to cardmembers. With the card, Sheetz customers can enjoy an even more streamlined and convenient shopping experience and eliminate the need to sign their payment card receipts for all sales under $25.
In addition to fast, convenient shopping with blink and acceptance everywhere MasterCard PayPass is accepted today, Sheetz MasterCard cardmembers also earn:
–10 percent rebate on all Sheetz purchases and two percent rebate for all other eligible purchases for the first 90 days the account is open;
–Thereafter, a three percent rebate on all Sheetz purchases,
–Two percent rebate on groceries, travel and dining purchases,
–One percent rebate on all other eligible purchases, and these can be redeemed for $25 gift card(s) at leading retailers, including convenience store chains, home improvement stores, restaurants and more for every $25 in rewards accumulated.
“With the Sheetz MasterCard, our customers always come out ahead,” said Rich Steckroth, director of business development, Sheetz, Inc. “Not only do they have a faster, more efficient in-store experience, but they also earn rewards for essential, everyday items.”
“Chase is proud to partner with Sheetz, which has been an early adopter of contactless technology,” said Donna Barrett, retail segment senior director, Chase Card Services. “They share our belief that this card is a great way to reward loyal customers and provide them with a speedy, convenient shopping experience.”
Sheetz customers can apply for the Sheetz MasterCard with blink at their local Sheetz store, by visiting www.chase.com/Sheetz or by calling 800-767-8046.
About Sheetz, Inc.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, with more than $3.8 billion in revenue for 2006 and more than 11,000 employees. The company operates more than 330 convenience locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of Made-to-Order® subs, sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. Sheetz currently ranks 79th on the Forbes list of largest private companies and has received awards in both Ohio and Pennsylvania for being named among their Best Places to Work in 2006. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.4 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The company has more than 140 million credit cards issued. Under the Chase and JPMorgan brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. Information about the firm is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.