Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Contactless payment sticker, card to be introduced at all 350 locations

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has signed on with First Data, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing services, as a new customer of the First Data GO-Tag payment technology solution. The GO-Tag solution is First Data's latest innovation that allows consumers to make purchases by...

Deal with PROCON leverages GPS technology

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pilot Travel Centers LLC, a major retail operator of travel centers, and Pilot Corp., an operator of convenience stores primarily in the Knoxville, Tenn., market, have entered into a co-marketing agreement with PROCON Inc. to begin offering a GPS Fleet Tracking/Information...

Retailer launches 2009 summer text promotion; employees compete for charity

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp.'s Stripes convenience store chain last week began giving away $2,500 a day in a text-to-win sweepstakes that runs through July 3. Participants text the word "Stripes" to 29627 every day at exactly 5:30 p.m. for a chance to win. The first 25 people to...

Outcast, PumpTop TV form joint venture creating largest at-the-pump digital network
After holding the executive director job at the Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) for just a few months, Tom Oare has resigned.
NACS, other retail groups ask PCI Council to lead collaborative effort
Developments in software, networks and beyond
Much of the development showcased at NACStech revolved around compliance to PCI standards put forth by the country's major credit-card issuers.
NACStech attendees grapple with looming mandates, consider opportunities
NEWonline 2.0 is "network within the Network".