Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

POS firm leverages Revel and Samsung infrastructure to expand mobile ‘ubiquity’

LAS VEGAS -- In two separate partnership announcements, point-of-sale (POS) and payments-solution provider Verifone has integrated with an iPad POS firm and a major smartphone manufacturer to inch the retail channel toward mobile-payment “ubiquity,” according to the company. Making its...

Partnership with Nolan creates efficiencies in inventory and accounting

ARLINGTON, Texas —In an effort to create efficiencies within its fuel-inventory and retail-auditing solutions, The Pinnacle Corp. announced a partnership with Nolan Business Solutions to become a reseller of two of Nolan’s solution modules. Arlington, Texas-based Pinnacle will resell Nolan’s...

Names Cree as LED lighting supplier for travel center network

DURHAM, N.C. -- Pilot Flying J has signed an agreement with Cree Inc. for the company to install indoor and outdoor LED lighting at some of the retailer’s travel centers. The agreement provides for a retrofit of interior and exterior lighting, to include parking lot canopies, downlights and area...

Convenience-store chain enhances digital presence through GasBuddy OpenStore
Digital rewards, mobile payment ‘not going away,’ says RaceTrac
Is Taco Bell building that a fun, accurate, food-order taking robot convenience-stores want?
Digital coupons reward customers with seven free drinks
Credit-card giant sees momentum in U.S. adoption
Promotions, other features expected to increase brand loyalty
More than 40% have yet to upgrade in-store POS six months after liability shift, study says