Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Finding cheap gas ranks high among users of gasoline, c-store mobile apps

LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- Finding cheap gas is the No. 1 reason motorists use a gasoline-themed mobile app, a recent study found. Finding a gas station and reporting gasoline prices were second and third, respectively, but 71% of respondents searched for lowest price, according to a recently released...

Jimmy Frangis

Jimmy Frangis

Software provider appoints former Radiant, NCR exec to role

TEMPLE, Texas —PDI, a provider of enterprise-class software systems to the convenience-retail, petroleum-marketing and foodservice industries, recently announced the appointment of Jimmy Frangis as chief operating officer. “This is an exciting day for PDI and our customers. We are fortunate to...

Multilayered authentication required in new version of data-security rules

WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- The PCI Security Standards Council recently published a 3.2 version of its data-security standard, which addresses growing threats to the security of customer payment information. The PCI council said companies that accept, process or receive payments should adopt it as soon as...

Tech conference examines topics from PCI 3.2 to mobile loyalty
Bitcoin, digital currencies expanding what commerce means
Minimum-wage tipping point may bring artificial intelligence to c-stores, Conexxus futurist says
Startups place kiosks for digital currency at sites on both coasts
The better a brand’s reputation, the more frequent the shopper
Heartland forges technology-sharing partnership with Petrosoft
House committee member clocks in at Qik n EZ