Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Tech firm to deliver VPN, security to 100 stations

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Truenorth Management, an operator of 120 Shell locations in Ohio, has purchased MegaPath Inc.'s line of fully managed security, virtual private networks (VPN) and broadband services to support the corporate Shell Coolband initiative. MegaPath will provide Truenorth with the complete...

CEO files for personal bankruptcy; involuntary petition filed against firm

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pay By Touch CEO and founder John Rogers has filed for personal bankruptcy amid a gathering storm of legal challenges from nervous investors, employees and former executives, reported The San Francisco Business Times. The 750-person San Francisco-based fingerprint scanning company...

Pilot program provides news, entertainment mix

PHILADELPHIA -- Sunoco has teamed up with Gas Station TV, a provider of digital out-of-home media, to launch an in-store pilot providing an integrated consumer media experience at selected Sunoco gas stations. GSTV has enhanced our business in the forecourt, and we're excited to be the first...

KSS announced two new additions to its range of fuels pricing solutions, PriceNet Mobile and KSS Visualizer.
7-Eleven Inc. is among several corporations that The Dallas Morning News said is trying to hold its travel budget flat for 2008 by being savvier on trip planning.
Offers PCI security compliance supporting contactless gas pump card payments
RedPrairie Corp., a consumer-driven optimization company, has unveiled Retail Performance Management (RPM) for Petroleum & Convenience Stores.
Integrates branded web components into existing site
Consumer, market legwork make Shell's biometric gamble a calculated risk.
Seeks to improve facilities maintenance ops, automate workforce management