Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Seeks to make recruitment, application process more convenient

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. is franchising its U.S. stores and is expanding through organic growth, acquisitions and its Business Conversion Program. Practically anything a prospective franchisee would want to know about franchising a 7-Eleven store can be found on a comprehensive, new website, www...

System helps reduce turnover, allows for standardized hiring

HUDSON, Wis. -- Erickson Oil Products Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Freedom Valu Center convenience stores, is using JobApp Network, a web- and interactive voice response (IVR)-based hiring solution for high-volume and hourly employers to help reduce turnover. The retailer has seen a 41%...

CITGO champions education to help marketers, retailers understand PCI compliance

HOUSTON -- Most fuel jobbers and retailers have heard of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliancethe rules and regulations mandated by the payment card industry to protect consumers' credit-card information and prevent identity theft and fraud. While these procedures will impact all businesses that...

Separation of functions facilitates compliance
Retailer selects enterprise solution for tax compliance
MetroSplash interface, based on PCATS, streamlines application
Company helps marketers expand information, local offering
Fleet services, customer service also on agenda
Partnership to end-to-end retail, payment solutions
Will help tech firm reduce costs to c-store, petroleum retailers, wholesalers