Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Foodservice, beer distributor outsources fuel management operations

DALLAS -- Ben E. Keith Foods has chosen FuelQuest Inc. to optimize its fuel purchasing processes. With a fleet of more than 650 vehicles, Ben E. Keith Foods required a solution to implement best practices across its fuel purchasing operation. By centralizing the procurement effort, it will achieve...

Emerging technologies showcased on NACStech show floor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Retailers attending NACStech 2006 last week saw a number of new developments from well-known equipment manufacturers and software suppliers, as well as new products and services from relatively new firms. One of the newest categories of service appearing at NACStech revolved...

Pricing, labor solutions and credit-card fees capture tech execs' attention

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Retailers attending last week's annual NACStech conference put on by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) were exposed to a wide array of new software applications that could help them do their business bettereverything from labor scheduling to fuel pricing. On...

Designed to help small, medium businesses collaborate on e-business solutions
Home Depot's second c-store offers high-tech surprises.
Deal represents supply chain solutions firm's entry into c-store sector.
Features Ovation fuel dispenser with iX technology
NACStech attendees learn benefits of goal-setting, focus on the future
Data management, payment systems garner interest
Enables POS, ATM transaction transport over IP for c-store, petroleum merchants