Conexxus in the News

Convenience Store News: Millennial Talent and Technology to be Focus of Conexxus Conference Keynote

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Millennial talent and technology will be the focus of Washington PostColumnist Gene Marks’ keynote address at this year’s Conexxus Annual Conference, taking place April 24-27 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel in Annapolis, Md.  According to Conexxus, millennials represent a new set of values, needs and talents that sets their generation apart from previous generations. Their use of technology presents opportunities for productivity and innovation, if an organization can adapt. Marks, a small business expert, writes daily for The Washington Post.....

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Convenience Store News: Retailers Get Some 'Breathing Room' on EMV

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. have pushed back the deadline for installing EMV chip-card readers at gas pumps in the United States following discussions with retailers who stated they did not have enough time to complete the multibillion-dollar upgrades, reported Bloomberg Markets.  "It is a priority for..... 

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Chicago Tribune: For gas-station operators, chip card upgrade is a pain in the pump

Monday, October 31, 2016

Jared Scheeler faced a tough decision this year: Spend more than $100,000 to upgrade the payment systems at his gas pumps in North Dakota or be left without protection against counterfeit cards.....

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NACS Daily: Verifone Implements Conexxus Mobile Payment Standard

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Verifone has helped bring together mobile technology providers, POS manufacturers and convenience fuel marketers at Conexxus to establish a new Mobile API standard.  Verifone is the first to adopt and deploy the standard, creating a more consumer-centric mobile commerce environment in convenience stores and at the pump, by allowing tightly coordinated interaction between mobile payment and loyalty applications.....

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Business Wire: Verifone Leads Effort to Define and Implement the Newest Conexxus Mobile Payment Global Standard for Loyalty

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, has brought top mobile technology providers, POS manufacturers and fuel marketers together at Conexxus to establish a new Mobile API standard. Verifone is the first to adopt and deploy this new standard, creating a more consumer-centric mobile commerce environment in gas stations and convenience stores—and at the pump—by allowing tightly coordinated interaction between mobile payment and loyalty applications.  Working with mobile payment early adopters to.....

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CSP: 3 Details to Look for in the New Conexxus Mobile Standard

Monday, October 03, 2016

Version 2.0 of Conexxus’ mobile standard was released late last month, which means changes to the criteria the convenience-store industry uses to handle mobile payments, specifically in relation to loyalty programs.  Linda Toth, director of standards for Alexandria, Va.-based Conexxus, shared with CSP Daily News some important details to keep in mind when implementing the new.....

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NACS Daily: Conexxus Releases Mobile Payments Standards Version 2.0

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

​ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conexxus, the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s standards non-profit group, announced the ratification and immediate release of its Mobile Payments Standard, v2.0. 

The new standard allows tightly coordinated interaction between mobile payment and loyalty applications, helping to create a more consumer-centric mobile commerce environment. An additional feature is the ability to operate loyalty both in cloud or local environments, independent of how the mobile payment is transacted, which allows for multiple use cases that link myriad payment and loyalty schemes into a single, standardized data exchange platform...... 

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PR Newswire: Conexxus and National ATM Council Announce Skimming Detection and Deterrence Guide for C-Store ATMs

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Conexxus and the National ATM Council (NAC) today announced issuance of their jointly developed ATM Skimming Detection & Deterrence Guide (Guide) for use at U.S. convenience stores. The Guide was created to help ensure that America's convenience stores and retail ATM providers maintain their excellent track record for providing safe and secure transactions at in-store ATMs, despite a heightened near term card "skimming" risk from current implementation of EMV at U.S. ATMs.....

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Convenience Store Decisions: Gears That Keep Technology Moving

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Industry standards improve profitability by reducing costs and improving competitiveness.

Standards, in my early days of retailing, were always there to set expectations, something to work by, and measure compliance success with. Then I learned about technical standards. NAXML, EDI, ISO, ARTS, PCI—and the acronyms go on. These weren’t as easy to understand and were sometimes competing with one another. But I began to discover that underlying the “geek speak” was something where gears were in motion to make technology work within a business more efficiently and in an integrated way.....

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NACS Daily: Conexxus Names New Board Members

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Conexxus, the technology standards and advocacy group, named new members to its Board of Directors and elected new members to its Board of Advisors. Kevin Smartt, president & CEO, Kwik Chek Food Stores Inc. (Austin, TX), will continue to serve as the Conexxus Board of Directors chair, with the following members also re-elected,,,,,

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