C-store technology and services news for the convenience-store retail industry

Cumberland Farms Rolls Out Loyalty and Payment App

Includes launch of coffee ‘Cup-Scription’ program


Lyft Offers Self-Driving Rides in Limited Trial

Partnership with Waymo combines autonomous vehicles and ride-hailing

New feature begins in 100 Rite Aid locations and is slated for 1,500 locations by end of year.

A progress report on self-driving cars

Alibaba’s frictionless grocery store is years ahead of U.S. concepts

Consumers will be able to load deals onto payment cards

Survey of thousands of consumers provides insights into the effectiveness of c-store rewards programs

Retailer seeks reliable reporting and efficient store-to-office communications

Partnership between SwiftIQ and Acumera spawns secure data platform

Uncovering success amid industry disruption