Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Potential fines, added costs to meet standards from Visa rattle retailers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Facing fines of up to $50,000 and annual audits of up to $200,000, attendees at the NACStech conference in Nashville, Tenn., focused discussion on compliance to payment card industry (PCI) standards that credit-card giant Visa has recently threatened to enforce. Nowhere was the...

Helps grocery/c-store operator fight competition with price optimization

ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Coborn's Inc. has chosen the Revionics Inc. price optimization software service for 33 stores in two states, including multiple retail formats including full-service grocery stores (Coborn's), convenience locations (Little Duke's) and cash-and-carry locations (Cash Wise Foods)...

CompuSafe service to be installed at all Village Pantry locations

INDIANAPOLIS -- Village Pantry LLC said that all of its locations will soon be equipped with CompuSafe Service by Brink's Inc. The installation of this closed-loop system will allow greater productivity in point-of-sale (POS) operations, a significant decrease in cash handling discrepancies and...

Retail pilot concludes
World Wide Web founder sees connected c-stores, technology standards
Ore. operator installing network
Also certifies Reward Link; wins self-service award
Precidia, Staunch team to connect cardlock systems, security cameras to broadband
Will implement pricebook application at all 427 retail locations
Cumberland Farms Inc. completed implementation of Retalix's HQConvenience and the Retalix StorePoint Office systems across all 600 corporate stores.