Conexxus in the News

The Pinnacle Blog: Connecting with Conexxus and Future Technologies

Friday, May 05, 2017

Last week, Pinnacle team members attended the Conexxus Annual Conference in Annapolis, Maryland.  Conexxus is a non-profit, member-driven technology organization dedicated to the development and implementation of standards, technologies innovation and advocacy for the convenience store and petroleum market.....

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CSP Daily News: Conexxus Hall of Fame Inductees "Stay Everlastingly At It"

Monday, May 01, 2017

Two veterans of the convenience and fuel retailing industry were recently inducted into the Conexxus Hall of Fame during the Conexxus Annual Meeting: Sharon Scace, the ISpec technical solutions manager for WEX, and David Ezell, principal software architect for Verifone.  Scace has been in the petroleum industry for 27 years, beginning her career at Amoco supporting the Amoco Pipeline Co. and later moving to retail point-of-sale (POS) support where she wrote her first specification for the consumer experience at pay-at-the-pump interfaces.....

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Convenience Store News: Two Industry Pioneers Welcomed Into Conexxus Hall of Fame

Friday, April 28, 2017

Conexxus inducted Sharon Scace of WEX Inc. and David Ezell of Verifone Inc. into the Conexxus Hall of Fame during its annual meeting, reported NACS, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing.  Since it was established in 2011, the Conexxus Hall of Fame honors industry leaders who have been critical to the improvement of retail systems through interoperability, profitability and technology vision.....

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NACS Daily: In both business and blackjack, Conexxus keynote Jeff Ma shares an extraordinary tale how data trumps luck

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jeff Ma gained worldwide recognition as a member of the MIT blackjack team in the mid-1990s, which inspired the best-selling book, “Bringing Down the House” and the film, “21.” Since then, he’s founded multiple business ventures, and most recently, tenXer, an analytics tool designed to optimize employee performance, progress and productivity, which was acquired by Twitter.  As keynote of the 2017 Conexxus Annual Conference.....

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NACS Daily: Industry Pioneers Inducted to Conexxus Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Conexxus is pleased to announced that two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers are being inducted into the Conexxus Hall of Fame this week at the Conexxus Annual Meeting: Sharon Scace of WEX Inc. and David Ezell of Verifone Inc. “Sharon and David exemplify the dedication and expertise exhibited within the Conexxus membership.....

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The Pinnacle Blog: Pinnacle Loyalty Now Supports Conexxus Integration Standards

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Pinnacle Corporation (www.pinncorp.com), the leader in mobile, loyalty and point-of-sale integration solutions for retail convenience stores, announced today the completion of its Pinnacle Loyalty suite integration with non-Pinnacle POS solutions using  the  Conexxus Loyalty standard.  Pinnacle has a long history in the convenience store space with integrated Loyalty rewards and their Palm Point-of-Sale system. As Loyalty has grown more and more successful and vital for customer engagement.....

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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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