nCircle, leader in information risk and security performance management, announced the release of PureCloud Enterprise, a cost-effective scanning solution that assists with security visibility. Scan results can be seamlessly integrated into nCircle Suite360 Intelligence Hub to provide a single view of security risk. Pricing for the product starts at $2,417. The product offers the following
New POS solutions from NCR Corp. help smaller business owners connect with customers and sell products from anywhere. The NCR Corp. released NCR Silver to give small businesses a hand at running businesses and connecting with customers. NCR Silver is available for download at www.ncrsilver.com or on the Apple App Store for $79 a month.
On Wed., June 13, Bit9 presented a Webinar titled “Protecting POS Systems: Kwik Trip Inc. Shares Their Experience.” Bit9 stops advanced persistent threats by combining real-time sensors, cloud-based software reputation services, continuous monitoring and trust-based application control and whitelisting—eliminating the risk caused by malicious, illegal and unauthorized software. Managing Data Threats As data relevance grows,
Bit9 and Kwik Trip are offering a Webcast to help retailers better protect their businesses from breaches. Some 85% of the breaches that occurred in 2011 involved POS terminals and servers, according to a 2012 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report. Retailers understand the growing challenges they face in securing their POS systems, but many remain
The new Palm POS helps three gas station brands with PCI compliance. The Pinnacle Corp. announced it has completed its Palm POS interface for Conoco, Phillips66 and 76 branded locations. Palm POS is designed just for the petroleum convenience store industry. The new NTS host replaces the CPNI5 payment host, and provides Conoco, Phillips66 and
The Sentinel SCM Stacker Bag Cash Management System offers retailers with two deposit bags, each holding 2,000 notes. When notes are validated, they are staged in the vault with the note accumulator, and when 500 notes are compiled, they are dropped as a bundle into the deposit bag. The bags are heat-sealed before retailers can
Retalix software helps Family Express reduce tobacco order sizes, and increase monthly inventory turnover. Family Express of Valparaiso, Ind. improved its inventory management operations by deploying Retalix Ltd.’s Demand-Driven Replenishment solution across its convenience stores in Northwestern Indiana. Family Express reduced its tobacco order size by 21%, while increasing its average monthly inventory turnover per
“Every transaction represents a new opportunity to create an optimal shopping experience for our customers,” says president of MAPCO Express. MAPCO Express has partnered with Odysii Inc., a global provider of marketing intelligence software solutions for one-on-one marketing and suggestive selling at the point-of-purchase. MAPCO is using Odysii’s suggestive selling platform to take suggestive selling
PriceNet Cloud offers speed, automation and intelligence for fuels pricing to petroleum marketers and retailers. KSS Fuels has introduced PriceNet Cloud. This latest addition to KSS Fuels’ suite of pricing intelligence solutions is well-suited to fuel retailers who want to benefit from an enterprise-scale fuels pricing solution without the associated capital investment and need for
The Gulfcoast Loss Prevention Chevrolet will sport a special tribute on the hood for the victims. T.J. Bell and the No. 50 Gulfcoast Loss Prevention MAKE Motorsports team will be teaming up with the Toomer’s for Tuscaloosa Organization to honor those who lost their lives during the tornado outbreak that begin on April 27, 2011.
“The fact that we can now use Zytax Compliance over the Web, knowing that our data is secure and that the application supports high transaction volumes, made it a straightforward decision for our company,” says CHS spokesperson. CHS Inc. and FuelQuest Inc. have announced a five-year contract renewal where CHS will adopt FuelQuest’s Zytax Compliance
Heartland will have access to real time data to improve office efficiencies and communication between departments. Heartland Country Co-op has partnered with iRely LLC, a developer of commodity software solutions, to implement a comprehensive business software system. Founded in 1940, Heartland Country Co-op, based in Westby, Wis., services a variety of local industries, including a
Integration of product inventory to point-of-sale software helps retailers drive sales across channels and preserve margin in an increasingly competitive market. NCR Corp. and VendorNet Inc., a provider of cross-channel fulfillment technology, have entered into a strategic agreement that will see NCR integrate VendorNet’s cross-channel StoreNet In-Store Pickup fulfillment technology into its NCR Advanced Store
Radiant solution to help Kum & Go improve efficiencies and grow customer loyalty. Kum & Go L.C. has entered into an agreement with NCR Corp., which will implement its Radiant c-store technology within each of the retailer’s 400+ stores. Kum & Go, the fifth largest privately held, company-operated convenience store chain in the U.S.,
Bertrand Sciard, president and CEO of Aldata since August 2007, will continue to act as a member of the Board of Directors. Aldata, a global supplier of retail and distribution optimization software, has appointed Roy Simrell as the company’s president and CEO. Simrell has 25 years of broad experience in retail technology, software development and
The Fuel Rewards Network, an extension of its Grocer Rewards program, is enhancing the brand proposition for Shell marketers and wholesalers. By John Lofstock, Editor. The competition for customers has never been so furious. Consumers have more and more choices every day, and the right customer loyalty program has the power to make or break
ACI Worldwide Inc., an international provider of payment systems, has announced the latest release of ACI Retail Commerce Server. This version is integrated with ISD Corp.’s In-Store suite of products, following the acquisition of ISD in March 2011. ACI now serves 14 of the top 25 U.S. retailers. The combined offerings of ISD and ACI
Many retailers are breathing a sigh of relief in regard to PCI, after this summer’s deadline for software compliance was relaxed after a request by the major oil companies, giving scrambling retailers a little more time to comply. But retailers be warned: chains that face a breach could still get hit with huge fines. “Some
Retalix is a leading independent provider of software and professional services to retailers and distributors worldwide. Our solutions serve the demand-driven needs of convenience and fuel retailers, grocery chains, independent grocers, and food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods distributors. Retalix personalized software applications automate and synchronize essential operations, encompassing stores, headquarters, and warehouses. We help
Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores has completed a rollout of the Retalix StorePoint suite, including StorePoint POS, StorePoint Back Office and StorePoint HQC applications, with Foodservice and Commercial Fuel modules. The integrated system went live at more than 230 Love’s locations in 2009, including the rapid installation of 60 stores in 20 business days.
KSS Inc. has introduced PriceNet SaaS, a hosted version of the company’s fuel price management software for convenience and grocery retailers. The new solution gives fuel providers the option to obtain automated fuel price management via a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, where the application and accompanying customer database and information resides and is managed by KSS
New electronic point-of-sale (POS) solutions are rolling out constantly, pushing retailers to make wise decisions based on their needs. Moreover, with PCI compliance nearing, finding the right solution can be more difficult. POS system owners typically use only a small fraction of the system’s capabilities, noted IBM global products executive Ralph Jacobson. “We did a