Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Amazon Go could bring convenience to a new level

No checkout required at this new retail concept

SEATTLE -- Amazon has launched Amazon Go, a new convenience-store-like retail outlet with no checkout required. The company’s “just walk out” technology automatically detects when a customer takes or returns products to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When the customer is...

New course combines education, certification

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- NACS and Impact 21 have launched a category-management training series tailored to the challenges and opportunities within the convenience-store industry. Delivered in partnership with Learning Evolution, the new NACS Advanced Category Management online training combines...

Retailers’ input, ‘marketplace realities’ at heart of decision to delay dispenser deadline

Cites ‘marketplace realities,’ ‘challenges’

Who's taking steps to place specific functions into a third-party space.

Using Skyhook’s new foot-traffic attribution solution

A major upgrade, tobacco inventory and two EMV strategies

Collaboration combines companies’ respective core retail competencies
Loyalty app will help tobacco company with convenience-channel marketing efforts