Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer replaces RFID loyalty program

STANDISH, Mich. -- Forward Corp. is moving its Forward Rewards program to the Paytronix Rewards platform to improve the ways in which it engages customers at its Forward Convenience Stores. The new Forward Rewards will launch in November across 40 gas stations and convenience stores in Michigan...

Technology offers consumer, corporate solutions

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Convenience-store technology provider The Pinnacle Corp. has launched Affiniti, its new mobile app platform for consumer-facing and corporate solutions for c-store retailers nationwide. Affiniti mobile solutions include a consumer app to drive loyalty and extend retailers’ reach...

NACS panel offers advice for implementing payment method

Provide retailers with an instant audit trail
Tech firm worked closely with key early adopters
Implementation covers more than 2,100 sites
How consumer-facing apps are giving convenience an advantage
Retailer will introduce MyTime Rewards powered by Paytronix
Rollout follows beta tests by select gas, c-store chains

Three points any retailer looking to improve their loyalty program or payment systems should keep in mind