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Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Irving launches WiFi service at selected locations

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- Professional drivers, business travelers and tourists can now access wireless high-speed Internet from eight Irving Big Stop locations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. Irving Big Stops are the first and only chain of rest stops in Atlantic Canada to...

Sheetz Inc. has deployed a SumTotal Systems learning management system (LMS). LMS is an enterprise software platform for managing talent.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has deployed a SumTotal Systems learning management system (LMS). The LMS is an enterprise software platform for managing talent as well as analyzing, storing and delivering learning. Sheetz is using the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm's software to instruct more than...

NACS show-floor insights

LAS VEGAS -- From images of succulent burgers flashing over in-store flat-screen TV screens to a debit-payment option that bypasses the major credit-card issuers, technology at the NACS convention last week redefined the convenience store of tomorrow. Other emerging technologies involving cash-...

The improved technology of an Internet payment system may send more consumers into brick and mortar stores.
Technology, loyalty, coupons come together at pump
New security camera interface helps with shrink; firm releases e-CRIND
Standards group, NACS, 1SYNC team up to synchronize price data
Gas Station TV introduced integrated couponing, a service that combines customizable on-screen and promotional messages with on-demand coupons.
Sentinel Technologies Inc. acquired all of the operating assets of Tidel Engineering LP in a management-led buyout effective Sept. 30, 2006.
Also offers new leak detection system; forges supermarket E85 deal

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