Technology news affecting the convenience store industry
Quik Data

System aims to streamline manager check-ins

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. -- The latest version of BandyWorks' Quik Data, a store-performance application for convenience stores, includes new tools to assist in performance tracking. Specifically, the program includes a new dashboard that provides a virtual daily walk-through for store managers,...

QuikTrip customer loyalty

New products enable retailers to create custom loyalty programs

CHICAGO -- Belly has rebranded to Hatch Loyalty in an effort to appeal to larger brands, especially convenience stores and fuel retailers. The newly renamed Hatch Loyalty also is releasing three products focused on building individualized loyalty programs for clients and their customers. Belly will...

Electric vehicle

Up to $13,000 available per site

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Patriot Capital are launching a limited-time incentive program to help convenience-store operators upgrade their sites to EMV. The program offers c-store retailers incentives of up to $13,000 per site. The new program provides three levels of incentives...

Domino's Pizza Ford trial

Domino's and Ford partner on new test to find out

IBM sign
Service provides hyperlocal insights to businesses
GasBuddy card
Smartphone app couples with branded debit card

New report suggests teens are flocking to Instagram and Snapchat instead

Generic gas station
Partnership with DocuSign could allow petroleum marketers to complete approvals and deals in hours
Wal-Mart blimp

If so, it has Amazon in its sights

Cardtronics ATM
Successor to take over at end of 2017