ConocoPhillips Approves Passport

ConocoPhillips has approved Passport with PA-DSS point-of-sale (POS) system software Version 8.03G for retailers on their network. Gilbarco is now shipping orders for new Passport systems and Passport upgrades for the ConocoPhillips V8.03G software. ConocoPhillips joins the extensive list of other major oil companies and networks for software applications that were previously released. Broad approval

Retailers Embrace New POS Technology

Ricker Oil, Open Pantry and Tri Star Energy Daily’s stores are adding LIFT Retail Marketing Technology’s LIFT station, a new suggestive selling point-of-sale (POS) technology that displays up-sell offers to customers based on what they are actively buying. LIFT launched the new interactive system last month at the 2010 NACS Show in Atlanta. “These convenience

Sheetz Enlists Teradata Corp.

Sheetz Inc. is installing the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance by Teradata Corp. Once installed, the new data warehouse appliance is expected to further increase data management capacity at the convenience store chain-known for its award-winning food, innovative technology and excellent customer service. Sheetz continues to grow its network of stores and the need for more

Fresh from the Farm

Focus on the Franchise   Minimum Franchise Requirements: Net Worth: $750, 000; Liquid assets: $250, 000 Targeted growth areas: Swiss Farms is looking for single and multi-unit franchisees in the following counties: Northern Delaware: New Castle County; Eastern Pennsylvania: Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia County; New York: Nassau and Suffolk County; New Jersey: Camden,

Hot Commodity

The new Alto-Shaam 3-shelf merchandiser incorporates heated glass technology to provide three evenly heated display surfaces. Packaged foods are held at safe temperatures to offer quality holding on each of the three independently controlled shelves. Low-wattage fluorescent lighting at the top of each shelf enhances the display while the glass shelves provide the low power

Label-Making Magic

  K-Sun Corps. new LABELShop 2010-PC and MaxiLabelV2 Windows software is a winning combination for anyone who wants to design and print industrial and material grade polyester tapes with permanent acrylic adhesive for clear identification of tools, storage containers, racks, bins, shelves, parts, manuals, safety signs and more. The K-Sun LABELShop 2010-PC Printer connects to

Hands-Free Convenience

  KZCO adds the I-OpenR to its automated product line. KZCO’s patented I-OpenR allows for hands-free disposal through an automated swinging door availablefor installation in a wide variety of trash bins. The I-OpenR provides retailers with a cleaner, more efficient facility by reducing embarrassing spills and subsequent cleanup. The I-OpenR includes an LED trash level “smart

Mesa Considers Law To Make C-stores Safer

Mesa, Ariz., is taking steps to make c-stores safer.  Of the roughly 100 convenience stores in Mesa, police reported 10 of them generated as many calls as the others combined, ABC 15 News reported.  “It has to do with a lot of things. Where do you put your product, how you secure your product, how

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