Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Former Tedeschi CIO joins fledgling c-store chain

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Convenience-store chain Yesway has named Douglas New as its chief technology officer. New most recently served as chief information officer (CIO) at Tedeschi Food Shops Inc., a Rockland, Mass.-based convenience business. While CIO at Tedeschi, he developed technology strategy...

System-directed operations use radio frequency, voice technologies

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Convenience-store retailer Cumberland Farms has chosen HighJump Warehouse Advantage as its warehouse management system (WMS). “Last year, we made the decision to find a WMS that would not only modernize operations at our distribution center but prepare us for future growth,”...

‘Anti-social’ media experience confirms chain’s unusual strategy

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Social media has become such a big part of the daily cultural experience in America, even for business, and retailers including those in the convenience-store industry have been exploring how best to use it for enough years now, that it’s easy to forget there are no rules, and...

Founder of Thanx offers retailers guiding principles for engaging customers
Benjamin joins omnichannel technology firm from ADP
C-store chain upgrading dispensers with an eye toward omnichannel retailing
Will maximize fraud protection for retailer, reduce confusion for consumers
Software provider sees record attendance, touts transactional-data feature at conference
PDI conference draws record numbers, touts new version of software

The story of payment at retail continues to evolve well past July’s CSP cover story. Here are three recent developments ...