Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Apple developing wireless food, beverage ordering

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs wants to patent a process that will save customers the hassle of waiting to order a cup of coffee at a local Starbucks or a fresh burger at the nearest fast-food restaurant. The technology would let users bypass the line of those ordering in person. In an...

Computer pricing error caught by customer

AURORA, Ill.-- A dispenser at a station in Aurora, Ill., was mistakenly set to charge $3.94 a gallon for regular unleaded fuel instead of the advertised $2.94 per gallon price. Motorist Michael Flores, a regular customer at the BP location, noticed the problem and demanded a refund right away and...

Vend Mart billed as 24-hour c-store

CORONA, Calif. -- Automated Vending Technologies Inc. said that it is finalizing details to deploy its new Vend Mart within its current network of more than 1,000 vending systems. Vend Mart features a new, single high-capacity beverage tray, increased delivery bin size for product variety and easy...

GSTV inks CBS content deal at pump, dumps ABC
Being implemented in 100 stations
Payment security enhancements receive PCI, Interac certifications
EZ-Mart Stores Inc. completed the installation by Cyberaa Multi Protocol Label Switching-based managed service provider.
Implementing business analysis software, services chainwide
Chevron Global Marketing has launched a new retail website,
PriceNet Mobile allows for "anywhere, anytime" decisions.