Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Links vendors, advertisers with loyalty program retailers

NORFOLK, Va. -- Outsite Networks Inc. has launched a new website, , designed to link vendors and advertisers to retailers that use Outsite Networks In-Touch loyalty marketing system. The VendorLink site offers vendors and advertisers the opportunity to enter automated sealed...

Marketing, data network system alliance to focus on c-store, petroleum industry

SAN ANTONIO -- Valero Energy Corp. has selected Transaction Network Services Inc., a provider of business-critical network and data communications services for transaction-oriented applications, to provide broadband-based Internet Protocol (IP) networks and transaction solutions for its wholesale...

Will use TelaFuel in all 179 locations

NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- Maverik Inc. has selected supply chain software provider TelaPoint Inc.'s TelaFuel Internet software suite of products including Smart Replenishment, Smart Scheduling, Smart Buying and Smart Invoicing to streamline and manage its fuel operations. The retailer will use...

Also enters second phase of Encore color screen program
RedPrairie Corp. has hired three convenience store industry veterans to drive its c-store business.
Retailer also installing Transportation Optimization Module
More stores turn to radio, TV marketing opportunities to draw customers inside
TV sets at the pump another amenity that sets Cracker Barrel apart
Stephens Grocery, Martin Eagle also partner through Excentus
Offering credit/debit, check, prepaid, gift card, age verification services