Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

World Wide Web founder sees connected c-stores, technology standards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the man credited with starting the World Wide Web, told retailers attending the industry's annual technology conference of numerous near-term prospects: robotics that fuel tanks for customers, global positioning systems that inform passing motorists of...

Ore. operator installing network

PORTLAND, Ore. -- WSCO Petroleum Inc., an independent convenience store and petroleum operator in Oregon and Washington, said it is abandoning dial-up telephone lines in almost 50 c-stores and gas stations in favor of a high-speed private network powered by New Edge Networks. Installation is...

Also certifies Reward Link; wins self-service award

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Inc. is expanding its sales team to provide more comprehensive consultative service to customers. The company's Retail Solutions product line includes Passport POS and Express Ordering foodservice management systems and kiosks. Three new sales managers include Larry...

Precidia, Staunch team to connect cardlock systems, security cameras to broadband
Will implement pricebook application at all 427 retail locations
Cumberland Farms Inc. completed implementation of Retalix's HQConvenience and the Retalix StorePoint Office systems across all 600 corporate stores.
Links vendors, advertisers with loyalty program retailers
Marketing, data network system alliance to focus on c-store, petroleum industry
Retailer also installing Transportation Optimization Module
Will use TelaFuel in all 179 locations