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Thursday, January 03, 2002
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products, announced today the winners of the recent Food Spot POS Promotion. The Blackstone POS successfully integrates the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/Debit/EBT cards with the sale of prepaid cellular and calling cards, into one, easy-to-use POS terminal. According to Carlos Rodriguez, Blackstone’s director of marketing, “The promotion was designed to increase sales of prepaid products via the Blackstone POS in the seventeen Food Spot locations in South Florida during the months of October and November. The promotion was open to all store personnel and was a tremendous success, with the first place winner increasing his sales by over 2000%!” The winners were: First Place Jawaid Kahn 4-Day Carnival Cruise Second Place Hussan Punhwani $100 Gift Certificate Third Place Mohammed Irfan $ 75 Gift Certificate Blackstone has rapidly become one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone is privately owned, and managed by a team of executives experienced in payment processing, networking, information services, oil & gas and prepaid telecommunications. Today, Blackstone is successfully merging two industries, prepaid telecommunications and electronic transactions, into one terminal to the benefit of merchants across the United States. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services, call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.