Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

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

Major gasoline retailer does the math across its network

ANKENY, Iowa – Like all gasoline retailers, Casey’s General Stores Inc. is evaluating its rollout of Europay MasterCard and Visa (EMV)-enabled fuel dispensers across its entire network of more than 1,900 convenience stores. In October 2015, the liability for fraudulent transactions from inside the...

Retailer implementing Cabletime’s MediaStar solutions

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Parkers Convenience Stores has implemented digital signage from Cabletime, developer of the MediaStar range of IPTV, streaming and signage solutions. Instead of using employees to travel to its 44 c-stores in Georgia and South Carolina to update and upload content for the in-store...

New hardware, software brings EMV, customer loyalty to fuel dispenser
Allows customers to refuel, shop in store, pay in one place
New release includes survey scoring, photo capture
Combined solution in live beta testing at multiple locations
Criminals making it more difficult to find devices inside pumps
Installs LED lighting at 25 convenience stores
Gasoline retailers dealing with fraud, but also EMV upgrade costs