Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

As a society, can we afford last-mile convenience?

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Behind my townhome in Chicago, I share 12 industrial-sized garbage cans with my neighbors. Four of the cans are bright blue for recyclables. I get frustrated when my neighbors don’t break down their cardboard boxes and set them flat in the cans. The recycling trucks only...

Convenience stores among 9 types of players in emerging ‘last mile’ services

Will bring Play at the Pump to more gas stations

ATLANTA -- Linq3 announced recently that its Play at the Pump technology will be supported by Commander Site Controller from Verifone to power the sale of lottery draw games directly at the pump. Play at the Pump brings the lottery to busy consumers, delivering a fast, convenient and secure way to...

Refiner-marketer chooses Pinnacle platform
NRF warns FTC not to consider rules as industry ‘best practice’

IT director breaks down foodservice technology at Englefield Oil

GasBuddy hires chief engineer from online payment pioneer as new CTO; plus, other industry hires
Kent Cos. completes rollout of PDI/Lottery solution
Travel-center chain chooses Revionics for merchandise optimization
Two towns push video-camera upgrades, other crime-reduction measures at convenience stores