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June 2017 Issue

Technology

PDI Acquires Pinnacle’s ERP Assets—What’s Next?

By Keith Reid   There were a range of notable announcements in 2016 relative to the major vendors serving the industry. That trend continued when the New Year started off with a bang following Temple, Texas-based PDI’s January 5 acquisition of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) assets of The Pinnacle Corporation. This was on top ...

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Mobile Wallet Services Market: Cost Saving Opportunities by Technavio

January 23, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Profit Centers, TechnologyComments Off on Mobile Wallet Services Market: Cost Saving Opportunities by Technavio

According to the latest procurement market intelligence report from Technavio, the global mobile wallet services market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42% over the next five years due to the multiple functionalities they can...

NCR and IHL Group Research Report Reveals High-Growth Retailers Spend 69% More on IT

January 16, 2017 • App Homepage, TechnologyComments Off on NCR and IHL Group Research Report Reveals High-Growth Retailers Spend 69% More on IT

Retailers who spend more on technology are more likely to enjoy high sales growth, according to a recent survey that IHL Group and NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, revealed.   The Unified Commerce Landscape Report from NCR, in...

Fuel Retailer Magazine Positioned to Provide Readers with Price Data through EPIC Fuel Price Benchmarks

December 6, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, Forecourt Operations, Fuels & Supply, Profit Centers, TechnologyComments Off on Fuel Retailer Magazine Positioned to Provide Readers with Price Data through EPIC Fuel Price Benchmarks

EPIC News+Data, a newly formed and innovative publisher and price reporting agency (PRA), and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, have formed an alliance to provide comprehensive wholesale price data to motor fuel...

Sponsored Content: Advanced Fuel Management with Advanced Technologies

November 30, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, TechnologyComments Off on Sponsored Content: Advanced Fuel Management with Advanced Technologies

Managing your fuel inventory is a critical part of your business, and you owe it to yourself and team to apply proven best practices. When you optimize your fuel inventory, you can save time, conserve cash and grow your profits, all of which are invaluable in...

Mastercard Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence Across Its Global Network

November 30, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, TechnologyComments Off on Mastercard Rolls Out Artificial Intelligence Across Its Global Network

Mastercard introduced Decision Intelligence, a comprehensive decision and fraud detection service. The solution uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help financial institutions increase the accuracy of real-time approvals of genuine transactions...

Nearly Six Out of Ten U.S. Consumers Say Customer Reward Programs Are Not Rigged

November 2, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, TechnologyComments Off on Nearly Six Out of Ten U.S. Consumers Say Customer Reward Programs Are Not Rigged

A nationwide survey of 1,500 U.S. consumers conducted by COLLOQUY during the third week of October shows that 59% of participants say customer reward programs are not rigged, while 41% say that points, miles and cash back...

Maximizing Today’s Loyalty Platforms

October 13, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, Forecourt Operations, TechnologyComments Off on Maximizing Today’s Loyalty Platforms

Connecting Loyalty and Your Customers By Maura Keller Convenience store retailers continually struggle with offering the right mix of products in their stores while enticing consumers to purchase those products. Sure, you can invest in effective point of sale...

Sponsored Content: The Mobile Landscape and the Mobile C-Store

October 5, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, TechnologyComments Off on Sponsored Content: The Mobile Landscape and the Mobile C-Store

Mobile apps aren’t a new thing at all by way of definition, albeit what we consider a mobile app in 2015 is nothing like its predecessors. The Palm PDA, the TREO, the Blackberry, all mobile devices of the early-1990s that can lay stakes as the pioneers of...

NRF: Card Industry Delays Continue To Slow Chip Card Transition

October 5, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Management, TechnologyComments Off on NRF: Card Industry Delays Continue To Slow Chip Card Transition

One year after card companies’ deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with far less improvement in security than what was sought by merchants,...