Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Grocery, c-store retailer names IRI as preferred market measurement partner

CINCINNATI and CHICAGO -- Grocery and convenience-store retailer The Kroger Co. has reached a long-term agreement with retail data-services firm IRI for IRI to be Kroger’s preferred partner for market measurement services, which will provide Kroger and its supplier partners a common view of their...

Banks allowing customers to withdraw cash without using cards

DETROIT -- Convenience-store retailers may soon see yet another invasion of mobile-app users. No, not another gaggle of “Pokemon Go” players, but people using mobile apps to get cash out of ATMs. A few banks are starting to offer cash withdrawals at ATMs using mobile apps, receiving authentication...

New Jersey distributor picks PriceAdvantage software to speed up processes

EWING, N.J. — Multibranded fuel distributor Hough Petroleum chose PriceAdvantage software for its store-specific fuel-pricing strategies at its company-owned and -operated locations. The goal for Hough was to centralize critical fuel-pricing data and present it in a strategic format as well as...

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Tech firm assesses effect of artificial-reality game on retail marketing

One-station retailer allies with local credit union to offer smartphone payment, free coffee

'Pokemon Go' reveals opportunities for location-based retail marketing

How retailers can better protect data in light of presidential contender’s case