Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Deal will further tech firm's growth: CEO

MANCHESTER, England -- In a deal that is expected to help the company grow faster, convenience-petroleum software provider Kalibrate is now under the ownership of private equity firm Hanover Bidco. Hanover Bidco will pay $1.13 per share of Kalibrate, totaling more than $38 million. "We continue to...

Mississippi c-store chain selects AIMS’ COMPAS Commander

BATESVILLE, Miss. -- Graves Oil Co. has purchased AIMS Inc.’s COMPAS Commander accounting software. AIMS will provide Graves with a comprehensive accounting solution that includes process automation. “In today’s market you have to stay ahead of the game," said Kenny Hopper, treasurer of Graves Oil...

Updates on the chip transition and tips to cut down transaction times

Redemption links to online catalog of options, from drinks to concert tickets
Tech suite includes mobile payment, rewards, ordering and more

Take a cue from Arby’s

Automation, buying clout and the future of brick-and-mortar stores
Payment program now offers expedited registration process
Consumers can unlock deals by using Discover card through mobile wallet

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