Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Will bring Play at the Pump to more gas stations

ATLANTA -- Linq3 announced recently that its Play at the Pump technology will be supported by Commander Site Controller from Verifone to power the sale of lottery draw games directly at the pump. Play at the Pump brings the lottery to busy consumers, delivering a fast, convenient and secure way to...

Refiner-marketer chooses Pinnacle platform

DURHAM, N.C. – With sights on expanding into the fuel-supplier market, refiner Davinscroft Inc. has agreed to work with The Pinnacle Corp. technology to manage fuel inventories, according to Pinnacle officials. Pinnacle’s Fuel Smart component provides data on fuel inventories across all terminals...

NRF warns FTC not to consider rules as industry ‘best practice’

WASHINGTON -- The National Retail Federation recently asked the Federal Trade Commission to conduct an investigation into the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards body, an organization founded by the credit-card industry that sets data-security standards (DSS), saying the group’s controversial...

IT director breaks down foodservice technology at Englefield Oil

GasBuddy hires chief engineer from online payment pioneer as new CTO; plus, other industry hires
Kent Cos. completes rollout of PDI/Lottery solution
Travel-center chain chooses Revionics for merchandise optimization
Two towns push video-camera upgrades, other crime-reduction measures at convenience stores
NACS, Pinnacle launch mobile solution tied to decals
Retailer-backed ‘CurrentC’ app pulled after Columbus test; firm lays off 30 workers