Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer testing fuel pricing software

BALTIMORE -- Skyline Products has installed its PriceAdvantage Central Control Fuel Pricing Software at pilot convenience store sites of Royal Farms Inc. The software allows petroleum marketers at corporate headquarters to remotely update fuel pricing in the field at the point-of-sale (POS) system...

ConocoPhillips implements Shop'n Chek's mystery shopping enhancement program

HOUSTON -- ConocoPhillips is using mystery shopping company Shop'n Chek Inc.'s new Triggered Training, a frontline training and learning solution, at all of its approximately 8,600 Conoco, 76 and Phillips 66 retail locations to improve operational performance at the store level. One of the things...

Retailer going chainwide with security system

TEXARKANA, Texas -- E-Z Mart Inc. has selected Westec InterActive to provide bidirectional interactive security and operational improvements systems chainwide for the company's more than 300 stores. The installation and upgrade of all systems is expected to be completed by September 2007. EZ Mart...

Weant, Lippy to lead supply chain, distribution teams
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7-Eleven, BNSF, Aventine receive 2007 Innovator Awards
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Firm analyzes packaging, what catches consumers' eyes.
Online transaction platform will provide real-time pricing for select East Coast terminals
VXN technology strategic complement to other products