Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Purchase of for $3.3 billion has big-box retailer stepping up pace against Amazon

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- In a move that signals Wal-Mart’s resolve to stay in the online game, the big-box retailer announced that it has purchased for $3.3 billion in cash and stock. Touted as the biggest e-commerce buy in U.S. history, the deal may prove a decisive step in Wal-Mart’s ongoing...

Retailers complete PDI/Labor Scheduler 2.0 rollout

AMARILLO, Texas -- Two Amarillo, Texas-based convenience-store chains, Toot’n Totum Food Stores and Pak-A-Sak, have completed their rollout of PDI/Labor Scheduler 2.0, announced PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class automation software systems to the convenience retail, petroleum marketing...

NCR demonstrates how criminals can make a card look ‘chipless’

LAS VEGAS -- Computer researchers have found yet another flaw in the upgrade to the chip-based credit cards in the United States, according to a CNNMoney report . The chip on these credit cards have been praised for making them nearly impossible to counterfeit. While the cards also contain a...

N.Y. retailer designs ‘luxurious’ customer experience
Eliminating card swipe can trim data theft, provider says
Grocery, c-store retailer names IRI as preferred market measurement partner
Banks allowing customers to withdraw cash without using cards
New Jersey distributor picks PriceAdvantage software to speed up processes
NCR to provide EMV payment, loyalty solution
First autonomous delivery to a home is ‘giant leap’ toward lofty goal