Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Compliance raises concern for smaller operators

CHICAGO -- Mandates to comply with upcoming deadlines for Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards had several single-store and multi-site operators raising concerns at a workshop session this weekend at the NACS convention and trade show. "I've got a single store, DSL [digital...

Technology will help wholesaler strengthen fuel buying decisions

TULSA, Okla. -- Fuel Managers Inc. (FMI), a wholesale petroleum supplier offering fuel management, compliance management and fleet card services, has selected DTN Fuel Buyer to support its mission of improving efficiencies to impact customer profitability. FMI operates in more than 30 states...

Adds 71 more retail locations in St. Louis, New England markets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Circle K Stores Inc. has expanded its existing agreement for KSS Inc.'s PriceNet fuel price management system to accommodate 71 additional retail locations acquired in the St. Louis and New England markets. This announcement follows the recent addition of 124 Circle K stores...

Sheetz rolls out RedPrairie Site Operations in 350 c-stores
Offers authenticated, traceable employee deposits, while reducing clerk training efforts
Radiant Systems Inc. signed an agreement with Gilbarco Veeder-Root to integrate Radiant Point of Sale with the Gilbarco FlexPay outdoor payment terminal.
Flash Foods, Tedeschi working with Pinnacle's Symphony.auditor.
Will market, service products in Dallas, Fort Worth areas
Provides streamlined inventory, accounting management for retailers
Participates in setting key PCI Compliance Standards to protect cardholder data