Technology news affecting the convenience store industry
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Pilot program comes at no charge to retailers

BOSTON -- In-vehicle-payment company Pay By Car has released a new payment solution that uses E-ZPass tollway transponders to facilitate nontoll transactions, such as pumping gas, paying for a car wash or even paying for in-store items at the pump. Anyone with an E-ZPass transponder in their car...


Chain stands out with engaged online followers and mobile ordering tech

Oil companies partner with automakers to established connected-car user base

DETROIT -- The car driver is a captive audience—which makes connected-car technology a truly liberating development. Connected car refers to a vehicle with an internet connection, either brought in by the driver via their mobile phone or built into the car’s user interface. It’s a capability that...

cumberland farms smart pay
New version introduces food-club rewards and other additions
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Retailer looks to improve process automation and data visibility
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Prime Now includes products from grocer in select markets
Partnership includes retail and wholesale tools

Technology startup wants to bring the store to consumers

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Fewer baby boomers fear riding in self-driving cars vs. last year
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U.S. Payments Forum offers 2018 market snapshot