Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Point-of-sale system interfaced with prepaid electronic payment processing solutions

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Pinnacle Corp. has forged a partnership with PaySpot Inc., a leading U.S. prepaid electronic payment processor. Pinnacle's Palm POS point-of-sale system will interface to PaySpot's suite of prepaid solutions that include prepaid wireless airtime, prepaid long distance,...

Newly wireless Caribou will honor rival's offer

SEATTLE -- Starbucks Corp. has been sued for $114 million over its recall last week of a coupon that entitled the holder to a free large iced drink being promoted by the Seattle coffee retailer, said the Associated Press. Peter Sullivan, the lawyer who sued on behalf of a 23-year-old Starbucks...

Marathon says it doesn't endorse questionable web fuel promotion

FINDLAY, Ohio -- Gasoline-price websites such as and , which are designed to help motorists find cheap fuel, and other gasoline-oriented sites that claim to offer discounts on fuel or incentives to earn free gasoline, have proliferated with higher fuel prices...

Melzer's Fuel Service Inc., Somerset Fuel Co. and US Global Fuels Ltd. FACTOR ExecuTrak, a Microsoft Windows-based business management software system.
The Pinnacle Corp. has forged a partnership with Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS), a major supplier of safes to the U.S. retail and restaurant communities.
PCATS certifies SSCS
Platolene 500 Inc. purchased The Pinnacle Corp.'s Price Book, Pinnacle's Windows-based price management and scan file support system.
PDI, McLane conference educates retailers
Stewart's Shops, Nouria Energy, R.L. Vallee select Pinnacle solution.
Will automate, centralize filings