Technology news affecting the convenience store industry
Max Metral

Max Metral

GasBuddy hires chief engineer from online payment pioneer as new CTO; plus, other industry hires

BOSTON -- Three industry technology companies added new blood to their staffs recently in efforts to improve develop and sales. GasBuddy GasBuddy, a firm known for its gasoline-price comparison app, has hired a former PayPal engineer as its new chief technology officer. As GasBuddy’s new CTO, Max...

Kent Cos. completes rollout of PDI/Lottery solution

MIDLAND, Texas -- The 39-store Kent Kwik chain is now handling its receiving, counting, auditing and reviewing of scratch-off lottery tickets via an automated solution, having completed the rollout of PDI software. The PDI/Lottery solution also enables store personnel to manage inventory in vending...

Travel-center chain chooses Revionics for merchandise optimization

OKLAHOMA CITY -- One of the nation’s largest travel-center chains decided to use price- and promotion-optimization provider Revionics as a technology supplier for end-to-end merchandise solutions. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores , a 370-location chain based in Oklahoma City, entered into a...

Two towns push video-camera upgrades, other crime-reduction measures at convenience stores
NACS, Pinnacle launch mobile solution tied to decals
Retailer-backed ‘CurrentC’ app pulled after Columbus test; firm lays off 30 workers
TA Associates takes majority stake in enterprise-solutions provider
3 positive outcomes from the chip-card migration mess

What convenience-store retailers should do for predictive analysis, Gilbarco summit speaker says

Pennsylvania retailer partners with Koupon Media to add offers to loyalty program