Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Installs LED lighting at 25 convenience stores

TUSCON, Ariz. -- Quik Mart has replaced fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid-state LED lighting at 25 convenience stores in the Tucson, Ariz., market. The work was performed by SCS Energy Solutions Corp.’s lighting division. SCS Lighting also developed a solution for beverage...

Gasoline retailers dealing with fraud, but also EMV upgrade costs

NEW YORK -- A controversial subject that gasoline retailers have been struggling with for months gained national attention recently when CNBC shined a spotlight on the huge expense of updating the industry’s gasoline dispensers to accept EMV chips. The CNBC report said that as U.S. retailers...

Conexxus, ATM group issue advice on reducing criminal activity

ALEXANDRIA, Va., & JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In a joint issuance, two trade associations have produced a guide to help retailers reduce criminal skimming at ATMs, the organizations announced. In preparation for Purchase, N.Y.-based MasterCard’s October 2016 EMV liability-shift date for ATMs, the...

Drug-store chain is first retailer to integrate loyalty program with mobile-payment platform

Study maps out ways to reach Gen Z, millennials using mobile apps

Mobile coupon technology provider achieves great revenue growth
A case study of vendor contract renegotiations
Strategic fuel pricing tool will help launch competitive brand

Study proves retailers hit with increased card fraud liability, details six steps to settlement

New study quantifies fraud burden after liability-shift date