Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Loyalty app will help tobacco company with convenience-channel marketing efforts

LAS VEGAS -- Epoxy Inc. has signed an agreement with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) to develop a Power by Epoxy loyalty application for the company to use in convenience stores. The partnership, with an initial 12-month term, will launch a pilot program in January 2017 that will be offered in...

Card networks 'woefully mismanaged' technology rollout; FTC looking at routing practices

WASHINGTON -- Retail associations, including NACS and PMAA, sent a letter to Visa executives in response to a Federal Reserve declaration that the technical specifications and rules provided to merchants as part of the Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) migration violate federal law. The letter...

Here are five technology platforms destined to reshape our retail world.

BP’s Personality Pump debuts in New York and Chicago .
Technology offers full-loop feedback, more
Bring-your-own-device apps increase speed, simplicity
Retailers should prioritize growing advances, said Outlook conference panelists
Collaboration enables c-store owners to differentiate stores, increase traffic
Integrates DreamTec Software’s truck management and logistics products and services
Implements Play at the Pump at limited-space gas kiosks, c-stores