Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Computer price-change mistake exploited by customers

MINOCQUA, Wis. -- Dozens of drivers made a mad rush for cheap gasoline after an employee at a gas station operated TA Solberg Co., Minocqua, Wis.,accidentally changed the price to 33 cents a gallon, said the Associated Press. An employee closing Trig's Minocqua Shell for the night meant to drop the...

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...

7-Eleven offering Nexon America cards for gamers' virtual shopping experience.
RedPrairie Execution Management now available to c-stores
Transaction firm will provide payment processing services
Software support firm to provide new resources, efficiencies
Retailer offering MasterCard PayPass option
Industry tech alliance seeks new executive director
Data-security fuels trade-show innovation