Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer installs POS system in 31 locations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sam's Mart Corp. has chosen Gilbarco Veeder-Root's Passport as the point-of-sale (POS) system for 31 of its stores. All the stores are Shell-branded and have Gilbarco fuel dispensers. Most of the stores with Passport are located in the Atlanta area. We are impressed with Passport...

Retailer testing fuel pricing software

BALTIMORE -- Skyline Products has installed its PriceAdvantage Central Control Fuel Pricing Software at pilot convenience store sites of Royal Farms Inc. The software allows petroleum marketers at corporate headquarters to remotely update fuel pricing in the field at the point-of-sale (POS) system...

ConocoPhillips implements Shop'n Chek's mystery shopping enhancement program

HOUSTON -- ConocoPhillips is using mystery shopping company Shop'n Chek Inc.'s new Triggered Training, a frontline training and learning solution, at all of its approximately 8,600 Conoco, 76 and Phillips 66 retail locations to improve operational performance at the store level. One of the things...

Retailer going chainwide with security system
Weant, Lippy to lead supply chain, distribution teams
Gas Station TV (GSTV) has appointed Bill Deichler to executive vice president of operations.
7-Eleven, BNSF, Aventine receive 2007 Innovator Awards
Radiant Systems Inc. said that it has contracted with Family Express Corp. to deploy Radiant Point of Sale to more than 50 sites throughout Indiana.
Firm analyzes packaging, what catches consumers' eyes.
Online transaction platform will provide real-time pricing for select East Coast terminals