Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Honda, Gilbarco partner with Visa on internet of things technology

LAS VEGAS -- Honda demonstrated its in-vehicle fueling and parking payment technology, part of its partnership with Visa Inc., Gilbarco Veeder-Root and IPS Group Inc. during the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas. Developed by the Honda Developer Studio, the fuel and...

Purchase of enterprise platform speaks to core offer, officials say

TEMPLE, Texas -- Officials with PDI elaborated on the purchase of its chief rival’s enterprise retail solution, saying that the rest of The Pinnacle Corp.’s products—point-of-sale (POS), payments, loyalty and mobile app—“are not core to our overall strategy.” Officials with Temple, Texas-based PDI...

Is pickup the answer to delivery?

BOSTON -- Amazon caused a stir in the retail world when it announced plans for Amazon Go , a grocery store with no lines and no checkout. But what if shoppers never had to walk into the grocery store in the first place? Convenience stores could one day double as fully stocked grocery stores through...

C-store software provider acquires rival’s enterprise platform
Allows in-vehicle voice or touchscreen payment
Omega ATC names new vice president of sales
Cloud-based fuel monitoring system features multilayered security

Analysts predict 18% growth in adoption of self-checkout over next five years

New c-store software startup seeking retailers, distributors
Agreement will ensure critical service is available during weather-related emergencies