Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Prepaid products deal leverages Pinnacle Palm POS

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Stewart's Shops, a convenience store chain known for its dairy products, recently signed a multi-year agreement under which PaySpot Inc. will provide electronic prepaid products to Stewart's through Stewart's existing point-of-sale (POS) system. This integration is the...

Leveraging supplier database, reverse auction website, more

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Holiday Stationstores has chosen the Category One (C1) reverse auction platform to support Holiday's cost reduction efforts. The announcement comes on the heels of a pilot period, during which Holiday sourced items ranging from foodservice ingredients and packaging to store...

With Pay By Touch, oil company puts its finger on the pulse of its customers' lifestyles

HOUSTON -- Shell said it has become the first gasoline retailer to adopt Pay By Touch biometric payment technology at its pumps and inside its convenience stores. It debuted the technology at 10 Chicago-area stations yesterday. When we talk to customers, they say they'll increase their loyalty to a...

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