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Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Also enters second phase of Encore color screen program

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Inc. has announced a major field trial program for Passport Version 6. The program includes 60 sites and simultaneous certification with multiple networks, including ExxonMobil, Chevron and Concord Buypass (Sunoco, Valero and generic). New features in Passport Version 6...

RedPrairie Corp. has hired three convenience store industry veterans to drive its c-store business.

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- RedPrairie Corp. has hired three convenience store industry veterans to drive its c-store business. Elizabeth Hervey has been named strategic account manager, John Moulton has been appointed director for the petroleum and c-store segment and David Tucker has been named the...

More stores turn to radio, TV marketing opportunities to draw customers inside

GALESBURG, Ill. -- Pumptoppers are nice. And window signs are useful. But with the barrage of signage the average consumer exposed to each day, this visual noise becomes easy to block out. That's why two relatively new advertising technologiesTV and radio at the pumpare getting a lot of attention...

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
Introduction accompanied by leasing programs, incentives
Enhances online information
E.J. Pope & Son Inc., dba Handy Mart, has purchased RedPrairie Corp.'s BlueCube Enterprise Software for midsized convenience store retailers.
Deal designed to reduce transaction processing fees

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