Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

$445 million deal will open up global opportunities, enhance day-to-day decisions

OMAHA, Neb. -- DTN Holding Co. Inc. (DTN) has been acquired by Spain-based IT company Telvent, which announced late yesterday that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of U.S. energy and agriculture information services provider. The acquisition represents an all-cash purchase of DTN for a...

Selection, hiring solution automates employment application process

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc., with 350 retail sites and more than 11,000 employees at any given time, has renewed its contract with selection and hiring solution firm Kronos Inc., which offers field-based hourly recruiting. "Besides being incredibly time consuming to wade through, paper applications...

Solution designed to reduce risk, improve supply management

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Valero Energy Corp. will use DTN TABS credit and product allocation controls for its rack marketer customers, said DTN, a leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and weather business markets. Valero 's use of DTN TABS will enable rack...

Firm provides Esso On the Run c-stores with prepaid products, services
Retailer selects Commodity XL for Oil to manage fuel inventory, mitigate market risk
Grocery-convenience retailer ramps up self-service kiosk
Independent body will validate products' adherence to standards, test interoperability.
Retailers can sell, activate, process payments, check balances from POS
PDI's 25th anniversary a highlight Users' Conference.
Gasoline brand licensing company Crown Central LLC has expanded its longstanding relationship with Wright Express to include its TelaPoint Inc. subsidiary.