Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Intouch Insight contract will involve 15,000 individual mystery-shop site visits

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kum & Go LC has entered into an agreement with Intouch Insight Ltd. for customer experience measurement services. The initial term of the agreement runs through 2017, and the companies expect it to involve approximately 15,000 individual site visits to Kum & Go...

E-commerce payment reload service available at 8,000 c-stores

IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven Inc. has become the first convenience-store chain to offer PayPal Cash, a way for consumers to add money to their PayPal account to make online purchases. Consumers can now use PayPal Cash at approximately 8,000 7-Eleven c-stores in the United States, announced Erik Dunn,...

System uses ‘management by exception’ to expedite pricing strategies

HOUSTON -- Par Pacific Holdings Inc. has selected PriceAdvantage fuel-pricing software to help determine optimal fuel prices and execute faster price changes at its network of more than 80 convenience stores in Hawaii. PriceAdvantage has the ability to make rapid, automatic price changes for stores...

Judge OKs $1.9 million deal over 2013 hacking
Deal covers 8,600 convenience stores

Technomic’s Consumer Insights Planning Program conference revealed three consumer-driven technology findings—and two examples of how to address them.

Rival firm’s president changes teams after ERP buy
Mach succeeds Miles
Honda, Gilbarco partner with Visa on internet of things technology
Purchase of enterprise platform speaks to core offer, officials say