Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

With Pay By Touch, oil company puts its finger on the pulse of its customers' lifestyles

HOUSTON -- Shell said it has become the first gasoline retailer to adopt Pay By Touch biometric payment technology at its pumps and inside its convenience stores. It debuted the technology at 10 Chicago-area stations yesterday. When we talk to customers, they say they'll increase their loyalty to a...

Its POS software now operates on PAR Technology platform

ABILENE, Texas -- AutoGas Systems Inc. recently announced that its point-of-sale (POS) software will now be operated on PAR Technology hardware in order to provide a more stable and rugged platform to better serve petroleum and convenience store retailers. ParTech, a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR...

Retailer upgrading website to intensify, focus communications with customers

WAWA, Pa. -- Regional convenience retailer Wawa Inc. is in the process of a substantial upgrade to its website that the company hopes will help convey the brand's benefits to consumers and encourage ongoing customer communication. We've had a website for a number of years, and we've looked at...

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