Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Chain dials into cell-phone payment in Ohio

CINCINNATI -- Grocery giant Kroger is dialing in to students at the University of Cincinnati, taking part in a mobile-payment program targeting the campus and surrounding area. The program, announced last week, is in partnership with the university, Cincinnati Bell and Boulder, Colo.-based Mocapay...

Radiant Communications upgrades retailer's data solutions

BURNABY, B.C. -- 7-Eleven Canada Inc. has completed the rollout of Radiant Communications Corp.'s data solutions nationwide. Radiant's fully managed VPN allows each store to process point-of-sale (POS) transactions four to five times faster than previously possible, the broadband solutions company...

RedPrairie Execution Management now available to c-stores

MILWAUKEE -- RedPrairie Corp. has unveiled its Execution Management solution for petroleum and convenience stores. Used by retailers such as Best Buy, Borders, JCPenney and Lowe's, RedPrairie's solution is now available to c-store operators for the first time. Execution management closes the gap...

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