The latest news on innovation in the fuel retail and convenience store industry.
In this futuristic reimagination of the entire c-store experience, Stuzo explores how advancements in self-driving cars, facial recognition, electric vehicles and more could affect suburban convenience stores by 2025.
Convenience store operators are faced with the very real threat that Amazon has become. In a case of you can run, but you can't hide, the channel needs to step up its game before it falls victim to the threat, like other retailers before.
Today's fast-moving consumer goods companies are tasked with adapting and enhancing solutions to do more than just keep pace, but stay ahead by understanding how consumer demand will change and what solutions will help.
Murphy USA Inc. saw significant results from its Murphy Drive Rewards loyalty program during the first two months of the pilot, which began in June. Since rolling out stage one of the pilot at 200 convenience stores in Texas and Tennessee, nearly one million customers have participated.
These concepts pack healthy, high-end products into tiny spaces.
As an early adopter of Gilbarco's EMV technology, Landmark is currently transitioning all its ExxonMobil branded stores to enable chip card transactions both at the fuel dispenser and at the front counter.
Apple Pay will be available in CVS pharmacies and 7-Eleven convenience stores later this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a call with investors after the company's positive quarterly results.
The machine revolution is already here, and c-stores are leading the charge. A Shell station in San Francisco has taken its security to the next level by instituting a robot security guard in the forecourt.
In addition to growing its store count and improving its store offerings, Circle K's parent company is doing "essential work innovating for the future, both in terms of e-mobility and digital advancement in our network," President and CEO Brian Hannasch said during the company's fourth-quarter fiscal year 2018 earnings call on July 10.
Stuzo has partnered with digital promotion network Koupon Media. The two are integrating Koupon’s mobile offer capabilities and data insights with Stuzo’s Open Commerce. The Open Commerce tool provides retailers with one central dashboard to manage multiple loyalty, marketing or payment tools.
Half of consumers are deterred from joining loyalty programs, according to a newly released study from Kobie Marketing. When asked what barriers prevent them from joining a program, 26 percent of consumers reported that brands ask for too much information or the enrollment process takes too long, and 22 percent reported they won't join if it takes too long to earn and redeem points.