Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Card networks 'woefully mismanaged' technology rollout; FTC looking at routing practices

WASHINGTON -- Retail associations, including NACS and PMAA, sent a letter to Visa executives in response to a Federal Reserve declaration that the technical specifications and rules provided to merchants as part of the Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) migration violate federal law. The letter...

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BP’s Personality Pump debuts in New York and Chicago

CHICAGO -- A fuel pump that plays music, records video and interacts with consumers? Say “hello” to Miles, BP’s new interactive fuel pump. The major oil company introduced Miles to select BP-branded sites Nov. 15 in New York City and Chicago. The dispenser uses proprietary interactive technology to...

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Retailers should prioritize growing advances, said Outlook conference panelists
Collaboration enables c-store owners to differentiate stores, increase traffic
Integrates DreamTec Software’s truck management and logistics products and services
Implements Play at the Pump at limited-space gas kiosks, c-stores
Campaigns drive 83% visitation lift