C-store services news for the convenience store retail industry.

Change at 8,000 stores to 'provide incremental value and increase foot traffic'

IRVING, Texas -- More than 8,000 ATMs in U.S. 7-Eleven stores will offer surcharge-free access to customers. The upgrades are courtesy of a multiyear deal between MoneyPass and FCTI Inc., owned by Seven & I Holdings Co., 7-Eleven Inc.'s parent company. Beginning in August 2017, MoneyPass access...


State commission claims underage son invalidated ticket

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- A Mobil-branded convenience store and the California State Lottery Commission face a curious lawsuit from a lottery winner who was denied his payoff. Ward Thomas sent his 16-year-old son Benjamin to the Long Beach Mobil in October 2016 to trade in 12 winning “Deluxe 7s”...

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Why programs fail and what to do about it

loyalty card
The greatest revenue-generating potential a loyalty program can tap into is from a brand’s segment of customers who visit sometimes, but not always.
GasBuddy mobile app

Report card looks at coffee, cleanliness, customer service, restrooms, lighting

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The retail landscape has shifted, and for c-store operators, beating the competition can seem like an ever-moving target.
Platform will complement existing data products
club program card
Club programs are a staple in the convenience-store industry-and its easy to see why.
PDQ ProTouch car wash
Convenience-store owners across the country are cleaning up by tapping into the $20 billion car-wash industry.
Retailer adding local in-store payment services