Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

C-store chain upgrading dispensers with an eye toward omnichannel retailing

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter’s Farm Stores is upgrading its fuel dispensers at all of its convenience stores to the new EMV standards to facilitate loyalty, payment and omnichannel marketing. “[Its] goals are to enhance the fueling experience and simplify the loyalty rewards redemption, consumer messaging,...

Will maximize fraud protection for retailer, reduce confusion for consumers

CRANSTON, R.I. -- Colbea Inc.’s Seasons Corner Market is implementing Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport Point of Sale with EMV functionality and FlexPay IV forecourt payment terminals across its entire network of more than 100 convenience stores. As it upgrades its network for Europay, MasterCard and...

Software provider sees record attendance, touts transactional-data feature at conference

FRISCO, Texas -- Retailers attending the Pinnacle Corp.’s recent user conference saw new features regarding transactional-data transfer and overall platform use. With a record attendance of 180 clients, sponsors and Pinnacle team members, the Arlington, Texas-based company’s Summit 2016 was held in...

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 ...

Chevy enlists IBM’s Watson to give away gas for good thoughts

Major gasoline retailer does the math across its network
Retailer implementing Cabletime’s MediaStar solutions
New hardware, software brings EMV, customer loyalty to fuel dispenser
Allows customers to refuel, shop in store, pay in one place