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Visa says its new program is paving the way to accelerate the deployment of mobile point-of-sale acceptance solutions.

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Visa announced last week a new program, Visa Ready Partner Program, that’s designed to drive the global migration from cash to electronic...

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Monday, February 25, 2013

The PCI SSC released the PCI Mobile Payment Acceptance Security Guidelines for Merchants as End-Users Information Supplement today.

These guidelines educate merchants on the factors and risks that need to be addressed in order to protect card data when using mobile devices, such as...

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Monday, February 18, 2013

It’s no longer a matter of if the future of mobile payments systems arrives, it’s a matter of how soon.

​MIAMI, Fla. – The technology surrounding payments was a great idea in in the 1970s, but as the players and security issues has evolved, what we’re dealing with today is an...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

More convenience stores around the world will now be able to offer mobile and digital payments at the pump.

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced today that it is working with PayPal on digital payment and other mobile solutions to be offered to Gilbarco customers...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The 20-veteran of NACS is joining PCATS to oversee the IT migration and implementation of DSD and inventory price synchronization standards.

 

ALEXANDRIA, VA – PCATS announced that Carl Bayer has joined the organization as program manager, immediately overseeing the...

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Monday, February 04, 2013

Convenience Store Count Tops 149,000

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The U.S. convenience store count increased to a record 149,220 stores as of December 31, 2012, a 0.7% increase (1,094 stores) from the year prior, according to the 2013 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

T-Mobile Makes NFC a Reality in 2013

Expanding on the 2012 launch of ISIS, the mobile provider is working to bring near field communication technology to a number of smartphones.

​SEATTLE – Last year, near field communication (NFC) technology expanded to a number of...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Buc-ee’s, Aloha, Quality Oil, Maverik, Mid-Atlantic, and Holiday Take PDI Doing Business Electronically Awards

September 10, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas—After more than 60 nominations and several weeks of deliberation, the results for PDI’s second annual Doing...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Avsha Klachuk, Director of marketing technology of ALON Brands, Dallas TX,  and 2010   Vice Chairman has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Advisors of The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS); the convenience and petroleum industry’s technology standards...

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

The PCATS Retail Financial Transactions committee updated and released version 3.4 of the Payment System Product codes.  This new version provides support for electric vehicle charging codes.  The full product code specification is available free of charge to PCATS members.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NACS, along with the convenience...

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Monday, August 09, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The integration of the Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) with NACS cleared its last hurdle with the vote by the association’s Class A member companies to ratify the May 4 decision by the PCATS Board of Directors to...

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Stafford, VA– The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) is asking retailers to complete a short survey to gain a better understanding of the time retailers spend on the lottery reconciliation process, which lottery boards are providing electronic...

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced the results of elections to the Board of Directors and its Officers for 2010. Elections were held during the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Pat Lewis,...

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Monday, February 15, 2010

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) is delighted to announce that Patrick Lewis, partner of Oasis Stop 'N Go Convenience Stores based in Twin Falls, Idaho, will take the helm as Chairman of the Board and Avsha Klachuk, director of...

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Friday, February 12, 2010

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today is challenging their conference attendees to submit their funniest online video for the reception at the PCATS Annual Conference on Monday, January 18, 2010, in New...

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced the extension of the registration fee for the 1-1/2 day chief information officer (CIO) Data Security Boot Camp, January 19-20, during the PCATS 2010 Annual Conference in New...

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Monday, January 04, 2010

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced chief information officer (CIO) Data Security Boot Camp attendees can receive 12 full continuing professional education (CPE) credits for attending the 1-1/2 day boot camp...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Stafford, VA – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) created a survey to identify the use of PCATS payment product codes within the convenience store industry. Retailers are requested to participate in the survey located at...

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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

IT security professionals to get head start on PCI compliance at comprehensive and educational boot camp

Stafford, VA/Louisville, CO – The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)...

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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Contact:

Jennifer Green
Michael A. Burns & Associates
Phone: 214-521-8596
Email: jgreen@mbapr.com

Florham Park, NJ – KSS Inc. today announced...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) announced today that members of the Data Security Committee will meet on Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 4:00 PM PDT, at the PCATS Lounge in room C-201, during the NACS Show at...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) announced today that it is hosting a kick-off meeting of a newly established Data Security Standards Committee to address and resolve security-related issues specific to the...

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced that Convenience Store Decisions magazine, a brand of diversified business-to-business media company Harbor Communications, is the newest member of the...

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Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Discount Rate Available Through October 31, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) today announced the opening of early bird registration for the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference,...

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Monday, August 24, 2009

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