Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer implementing cold-chain solution in restaurants chainwide

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. has signed a multiyear agreement to implement Digi International Inc.’s task management and food temperature monitoring solution across its entire chain. Minnetonka, Minn.-based Digi is a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and...

Rooftop units powering gasoline dispensers, more

WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. -- Pump & Pantry, a convenience store in Williamstown, Vt., has added solar panels as a means of cutting costs by generating energy on-site. “People probably think it’s odd for a gas station to claim to be environmentally friendly,” said owner Sam Adams. “We went solar because...

Serves as ‘backbone’ for all of tech firm’s products and services

PITTSBURGH -- Petrosoft has introduced Petrosoft Cloud, which amplifies and bridges the services it delivered within this unified cloud solution. It is the backbone of the company’s cloud-based and cloud-connected services. Petrosoft Cloud provides a secure, scalable infrastructure and support...

Solution replaces multiple devices, programs with single interface
Extends customer engagement from pump to inside the store

Amazon Go could bring convenience to a new level

No checkout required at this new retail concept
New course combines education, certification

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

Cites ‘marketplace realities,’ ‘challenges’