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CardLinx Association CEO Silvio Tavares says bricks-and-mortar merchants are flying blind, but card-linking makes marketing discounts to customers seamless. Merchants from Sears to Whole Foods can benefit.
In 1886, Richard Sears started selling watches. This was the start of a retail empire that would span more than 100 years.