Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Using social media to communicate visually with customers


Millions of accounts compromised as chain ignored notification: reports

SUNSET HILLS, Mo. -- It was in August 2017 that security researcher Dylan Houlihan notified restaurant chain Panera Bread Co. that its website was leaking detailed customer information. The leaked information included any Panera account holder’s full name, home and email addresses, food and dietary...

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Chain recognizes company for prepaid products, promotions and technology development

ENON, Ohio -- Convenience retailer Speedway recently named InComm , a prepaid product and payments technology company, the chain’s Innovative Business Partner of the Year. For this year's partner awards, 20 companies were nominated in four categories: Innovative Partner, New Business Partner,...

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Millennials and Gen Z especially value attentive employees


Retailers share internal struggles and success in building programs that work

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Ricker Oil first to test merchandising solution
Company predicts a significant rise in digital coupons for the convenience-store industry
Petroleum marketer taps new system
Fuel brand's app also supports in-store payments.

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