Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

How consumer-facing apps are giving convenience an advantage

Brought to you by Land Mark Products. Technology can be a huge boost for convenience stores looking to grow their foodservice programs. Piccadilly Circus Pizza, for example, is finishing a test of its own mobile app that allows customers from select locations to preorder to-go orders and have them...

Retailer will introduce MyTime Rewards powered by Paytronix

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Break Time will introduce the MyTime Rewards program, powered by Paytronix Systems Inc., a provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers. The chain will be rolling out its new loyalty offering to customers of its 74 convenience stores in Missouri and Arkansas in...

Rollout follows beta tests by select gas, c-store chains

BOSTON -- GasBuddy has asked select U.S. gas-station and convenience-store chains to beta test its new Business Pages. Following the tests, GasBuddy has launched the suite of digital tools and services to help gas stations and convenience stores reach more consumers and promote their brand and...

Three points any retailer looking to improve their loyalty program or payment systems should keep in mind

Rolling out Premium Payback to all loyalty clients following BP pilot
Former Tedeschi CIO joins fledgling c-store chain
System-directed operations use radio frequency, voice technologies
‘Anti-social’ media experience confirms chain’s unusual strategy
Founder of Thanx offers retailers guiding principles for engaging customers
Benjamin joins omnichannel technology firm from ADP