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Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Deal brings sports programming to the pump

DETROIT -- Gas Station TV (GSTV) has added ESPN content to its programming lineup. The agreement makes GSTV the first and only at-the-pump network to feature ESPN programming. GSTV is an IP-based digital TV network that brings news, sports, weather and entertainment content to consumers on dual 20-...

Plaid Pantry Inc. has selected Ultimate Technology Corp.'s UltimaTouch 1800 Series POS Touch Workstation for deployment to its 100 convenience store locations.

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Plaid Pantry Inc. has selected Ultimate Technology Corp.'s UltimaTouch 1800 Series POS Touch Workstation for deployment to its 100 convenience store locations in Oregon and Washington. The UltimaTouch is an all-in-one touchscreen workstation with a hinged design that promotes...

NACStech yields new releases, upgrades, patents

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The crop of new products and developments featured at this year's NACStech Show in Nashville, Tenn., included among others, advancements in loyalty programs, automated clearinghouse (ACH) transaction options, payment card industry (PCI) compliant devices and applications, in-...

Payment by mobile phones and smart cards could become the norm in next five years
Potential fines, added costs to meet standards from Visa rattle retailers
CompuSafe service to be installed at all Village Pantry locations
Retail pilot concludes
World Wide Web founder sees connected c-stores, technology standards
Helps grocery/c-store operator fight competition with price optimization
Ore. operator installing network

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