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Press Release

Burlingame, CA, September 25, 2014

“Conexxus Hosts Technology Innovators at San Francisco Strategy Event”

Conexxus’ Technology Research Committee (TRC) sponsored a day of presentations by Bay area technology companies targeting the mobile commerce space as part...

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
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For Immediate Release
April 29, 2014
Contact: Gray Taylor; (512) 508-3469

TUCSON – Reflecting the increasing importance of connections and technology, the Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) has been rebranded as Conexxus, announced today at the...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Learn how to turn big data into huge amounts of knowledge and action at THE Tech EVENT, May 6 to 10 in Dallas, Texas.

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Monday, March 18, 2013

The survey will reveal the convenience and fuel retailing industry’s emerging technologies, trends, challenges and payment systems

 

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Friday, March 15, 2013

NACS launches a digital edition of NACS Magazine.

 

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Changes include expanding the Automotive, Edible Grocery, Other Tobacco, Wine and Liquor categories to better fit what retailers are selling under those...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Merchantsobject.com provides tools for all retailers affected by the proposed Visa and MasterCard settlement to express their opposition by opting out and...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

 

The best parts of NACStech and the PCATS Annual Conference have combined to deliver one...

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Virtual grocery stores engage commuters, who spent an average of $10 or more per mobile device-triggered transaction than those who ordered via a computer.

SKOKIE, IL – Online grocer Peapod said its recent mobile ad campaign targeting commuters has generated a huge usage increase in...

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Thursday, March 07, 2013

At THE Tech EVENT, Scott Hartman and Gene Gerke will be recognized for their contributions, accomplishments and dedication to enhancing technology innovation in the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Scott Hartman, president and CEO of York, Pennsylvania-based...

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

MasterPass is intended to enhance and simplify the physical and digital shopping experience.

BARCELONA – At the Mobile World Congress event,...

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

 

ISIS seeks to drive customer usage of its mobile wallet by providing free transit rides in...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The problem has grown as criminals become more adept at using fake card swipe machines to steal credit and debit card data from fuel pumps and ATMs.

 

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Skimming has become big business. In 2011, skimming cost banks, retailers and consumers $18 billion,...

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Monday, February 25, 2013

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

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