Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Dual conferences share tools, ideas

SAN ANTONIO -- There was a time when convenience stores were considered the collective stepchild of the retailing industry. But if the McLane Retailer Technology Conference being held this week in San Antonio is any indication, that reputation certainly is not warranted from a technology point of...

HughesNet will deliver customized news, weather, entertainment, ads

OAK PARK, Mich. -- Gas Station TV (GSTV) has selected Hughes Network Systems LLC as its digital signage satellite network provider to deliver entertainment, news, local weather and advertising to customers as they fuel up at the pump. GSTV is a digital television network entertaining motorists with...

Gilbarco certifies Skyline electronic price signs for use with Passport 6

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Inc. has certified a standard, direct interface from the Passport point-of-sale (POS) system to Skyline Products Inc.'s electronic price signs . The interface enables retailers to instantly change fuel prices on outdoor signage and at the fuel dispensers from Passport...

Retailer picks Pinnacle's Palm POS, Symphony.pos, loyalty solutions.
BroadSign International Inc. said Digital Promo Network LLC will use the BroadSign Suite to deploy a digital signage network in an expected 500 convenience stores.
Cents-off-per-gallon rewards technology available to Chevron retailers
Division chief calls retailers' attention to data security scams and schemes.
Solution to produce market reviews, financial statements for internal reporting
Wright Express Corp. has acquired privately held TelaPoint Inc. for approximately $40 million in cash, financed through the company's existing credit facility.
PriceNet to provide automation at more than 400 fuel centers