Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Software support firm to provide new resources, efficiencies

RICHMOND, Va. -- Structured Management Systems Inc. (SMS), a custom software application provider offering petroleum and convenience store vertical software solutions, has entered into a partnership with Allegro Consultants Ltd., a software support company. "This partnership will help SMS provide...

Retailer offering MasterCard PayPass option

WEST DES MOINES, Ill. -- Kum & Go LC will now accept MasterCard PayPass, a contactless payment option, across its entire fleet of more than 450 store locations. In addition to traditional magnetic-stripe payment cards, Kum & Go will accept MasterCard PayPass at its checkout counters. Kum...

Industry tech alliance seeks new executive director

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- John C. Hervey, currently serving as executive director of the Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS), will be retiring on Jan. 31, 2009, Devin Bates, the alliance's chairman, has announced. "This is another example of John's great leadership and...

Data-security fuels trade-show innovation
New tool measures product category strength
Atkinson new sales VP, Baehser new sales dir. for eastern U.S.
Will help Palm POS clients meet PCI Security Standards Council requirements
Tech firm to deliver VPN, security to 100 stations
CEO files for personal bankruptcy; involuntary petition filed against firm
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