Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Kroger latest to file against Visa over EMV

CINCINNATI -- Grocery and convenience-store operator Kroger has become the latest retailer to file a lawsuit against Visa over its chip-and-signature rule regarding debit transactions, according to court documents. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, is similar...

‘The app does a lot of the work for you,' retailer says

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Convenience-store retailer Parker’s has launched Mobile Pay, which allows customers to pay for transactions at the pump or in stores using their smartphones. This GPS-enabled technology, available exclusively to Parker’s PumpPal members, saves customers up to 14 seconds on every...

Home Depot latest to file lawsuit against Visa, MasterCard

ATLANTA — Home Depot’s antitrust lawsuit is the latest of many related actions filed against Visa and MasterCard, focusing on alleged collusion from the credit-card giants and a claimed ineffectiveness of its chip-and-signature option, according to The Wall Street Journal . Filed after the home-...

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