Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Testing system for independent c-store retailers; upgrades ordering technology

TEMPLE, Texas -- The McLane Co., a leading supply-chain services company, has announced early testing for a "smart handheld" system tailored for use by independent grocery and convenience store retailers. This in-store ordering solution, called Smart Handheld for Independents (SHHi), gives small...

System helps reduce turnover, allows for standardized hiring

HUDSON, Wis. -- Erickson Oil Products Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Freedom Valu Center convenience stores, is using JobApp Network, a web- and interactive voice response (IVR)-based hiring solution for high-volume and hourly employers to help reduce turnover. The retailer has seen a 41%...

Seeks to make recruitment, application process more convenient

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. is franchising its U.S. stores and is expanding through organic growth, acquisitions and its Business Conversion Program. Practically anything a prospective franchisee would want to know about franchising a 7-Eleven store can be found on a comprehensive, new website, www...

CITGO champions education to help marketers, retailers understand PCI compliance
Separation of functions facilitates compliance
Retailer selects enterprise solution for tax compliance
MetroSplash interface, based on PCATS, streamlines application
Company helps marketers expand information, local offering
Fleet services, customer service also on agenda
Partnership to end-to-end retail, payment solutions