Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Tar Heel State embracing Play at the Pump technology

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Linq3, creator of Play at the Pump technology, and the North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL), have announced that their partnership has passed the milestone of $1 million in lottery sales. The program is less than two years old and began with seven participating retailers. While...

Study shows high potential for theft when people use phones to check out

LEICESTER, U.K. -- Buying things via mobile phone while walking the store aisles may sound like a cool evolution in payment, but retailers weighing the customer convenience vs. the uptick in theft may have their fears justified, as a new study involving retailers in the United States and Europe...

Video analysis identifies 3 key behaviors of tobacco customers

Purchase of for $3.3 billion has big-box retailer stepping up pace against Amazon
Retailers complete PDI/Labor Scheduler 2.0 rollout
NCR demonstrates how criminals can make a card look ‘chipless’
N.Y. retailer designs ‘luxurious’ customer experience
Eliminating card swipe can trim data theft, provider says
Grocery, c-store retailer names IRI as preferred market measurement partner
Banks allowing customers to withdraw cash without using cards