Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

NACStech yields new releases, upgrades, patents

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The crop of new products and developments featured at this year's NACStech Show in Nashville, Tenn., included among others, advancements in loyalty programs, automated clearinghouse (ACH) transaction options, payment card industry (PCI) compliant devices and applications, in-...

Payment by mobile phones and smart cards could become the norm in next five years

WATFORD, U.K. -- Two U.S. convenience-store chains were acknowledged as setting the pace for payment technologies that will likely become the norm in coming years. The latest research from international food and grocery industry expert IGD said the next five years will see a marked increase in the...

Potential fines, added costs to meet standards from Visa rattle retailers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Facing fines of up to $50,000 and annual audits of up to $200,000, attendees at the NACStech conference in Nashville, Tenn., focused discussion on compliance to payment card industry (PCI) standards that credit-card giant Visa has recently threatened to enforce. Nowhere was the...

Helps grocery/c-store operator fight competition with price optimization
CompuSafe service to be installed at all Village Pantry locations
Retail pilot concludes
World Wide Web founder sees connected c-stores, technology standards
Ore. operator installing network
Also certifies Reward Link; wins self-service award
Precidia, Staunch team to connect cardlock systems, security cameras to broadband