Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer selects Next10 for hosted VPN services

MARIETTA, Ohio -- Par Mar Oil Corp. has purchased Positive Networks channel partner Next10's PositivePRO hosted VPN service. Par Mar Oil, Marietta, Ohio, owns and operates more than 40 convenience stores in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. With only one IT person to support these stores, Par Mar...

System manages lighting, refrigeration, heating, HVAC

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Kwik Trip Inc. has opted to install Emerson Climate Technologies' E2 Facility Management System in more than 50 of its convenience stores. Kwik Trip is installing Emerson's E2 CX system to more efficiently monitor and manage energy consumption within its facilities. Already...

Oil co. gets in the game, as well as into fashion

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- In an odd partnership, video game publisher Electronic Arts and energy company BP have teamed up to bring issues of electricity and pollution to a new SimCity game. SimCity Societies will be the first video game title published by a major company with this kind of...

Tech providers roll out integrated POS/prepaid solution
Golden Gate installs system from REC Solar
Will automate funds reconciliation, monitor transactional risk, more
Retailer will implement POS, customer self-service technology
Implementing INX technology at HQ
Gilbarco Inc. will make two key patents available by non-enforcement to the industry for implementations of the PCATS OSA.
Wawa improves delivery operations with Descartes' new intelligent AVL service.