Conexxus in the News

NACS Daily: Don't Expect Another EMV Extension

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

For fuel retailers, the deadline for readying automated fuel dispensers (AFDs) to be EMV-payment compliant is less than a year away, and Conexxus research shows that many businesses lag behind in making the move. Although the major credit card companies pushed back an initial 2017 deadline to October 2020, the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) warns retailers that another extension isn’t in the works......

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US Payments Forum Releases Guidance for Streamlining EMV Certifications at the Fuel Pump

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Testing and certification have been cited as one of the biggest challenges for EMV chip implementation at the automated fuel dispenser (AFD). With the AFD fraud liability shift slated for October 2020, 

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NACS – PEI 2019: What is the real price of fuel?

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Petro Plaza speaks to technology companies (including Gray Taylor of Conexxus) at the NACS Show and PEI Convention 2019 to discuss their fuel pricing technologies, new services and the state of the market.

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The Technology of Convenience: Data and API are the bridge to the future.

Monday, October 07, 2019

How much more convenient can convenience get? It all depends on technology.  Ed Dzadovsky, vice president, North America IT, CircleK Stores Inc., and Gray Taylor, executive director of Conexxus, gave a snapshot of the current state of technology and how we move forward during Thursday’s education session, “Conexxus Technology Roadmap” at the 2019 NACS Show in Atlanta.  If the future of technology is artificial intelligence (AI)—and it is—the focus right now should be collecting data. It’s critical to the AI.....

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Experts Send Urgent Message About EMV Compliance

Thursday, October 03, 2019

With 364 days left to upgrade credit-card terminals at fuel pumps before fraud liability shifts to convenience-store retailers, three experts on the subject of EMV encouraged retailers to get started now during a NACS Show educational session Oct. 2.  In one year, Oct. 1, 2020, liability for lost, stolen or counterfeit cards used at fuel pumps “shifts to the party in the payment chain with the least secure payment technology,” said Linda Toth, director of standards for Conexxus, during the session EMV: Can You Afford Not to Upgrade?

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Upgrading to EMV? It’s Later Than You Think

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Panel experts warn that now is the time to start the long process of upgrading your pumps to EMV standards. ...Linda Toth, director of standards for non-profit c-store and petroleum market technology advocate Conexxus, said a study by her group found that 58% of retailers who have yet to upgrade believe they won’t make the liability shift deadline. And 25% said they have no idea when they’ll upgrade.  The panel recommended retailers start now and get ahead of the game. Otherwise, they may pay more in fraud paybacks than the cost of the upgrades.....

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P97 Networks and Partner Fiscal Systems Adopt Conexxus 2.0 Standards

Thursday, September 26, 2019

“Our partnership with Fiscal Systems and P97 enables a frictionless customer journey and convenience in an increasingly competitive industry,” Doug Lawes at Sinclair said. “Using Fiscal Systems Point of Sale solution with the Conexxus 2.0 advancements, we are able to provide a secure mobile platform that can be easily adopted and will assist our Retailers to smooth out the customers’ payment experience.” .....

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NACS Daily: Two Days of In-Depth Transformative Learning

Friday, September 13, 2019

During the final two days of the conference, attendees presented thoughtful ideas to help Conexxus refine its strategy to best serve its membership and the convenience and fuel retail industry. As a member-owned and operated organization, Conexxus will use the strategic discussions as a springboard to apply resources to a balance of short and long-term needs.....

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Sound Payments Shows Commitment to Setting Standards for the Petroleum Industry

Friday, August 30, 2019

“We are happy to bring together the industry’s leaders and brightest minds to share common knowledge and facilitate a better working environment for the petroleum industry as a whole,” Schlegel said. “This committee is important to the industry because it helps provide options for station owners.” .....

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Skimmers At Gas Stations Still A Problem For Deerfield Beach And All Of South Florida

Monday, August 19, 2019

The industry will spend $3.9 billion retooling the country’s 800,000 fuel pumps, according to Gray Taylor, executive director of Alexandria, Virginia-based Conexxus. Its title: “Defending the Island.” Gas pumps, especially those in remote locations, are attractive targets, as their remoteness gives thieves time and privacy to install skimming devices. The pumps most likely to get a skimmer: those off interstate highways, farthest from the cash register, says Taylor of Conexxus.

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