PLEASANTON, Calif. â€” Safeway here denied that its decision to discontinue its PowerPump fuel rewards program at most of its stores is related to a patent infringement suit filed by Excentus, Irving, Texas in June. â€śOur decision about the PowerPump program has nothing to do with the lawsuit,â€ť said Safeway spokeswoman Teena Massingill. â€śWe launched PowerPump a year ago when gas prices peaked. The promotion will expire on Sept. 12, and we are communicating this to customers now.â€ť Excentus, ...
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