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NACS Leadership Tackles Retail Challenges with Real Time Solutions

Customer engagement, the future of payment technologies, alternative fuels and the new legislative landscape highlight the 2013 Leadership Conference in Miami. By John Lofstock, Editor Convenience store retailers not in touch with the needs of their customers risk far more than losing repeat business and sales. They risk extinction as customers gravitate toward chains that

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ExxonMobil To Reward Speedpass Customers

A 15-cents-per-gallon rebate is available for 60 days after customers register online. Speedpass customer appreciation days are back. To express appreciation to customers, ExxonMobil is repeating a favorite promotion of 15-cents-per-gallon rebate of gas purchased with a registered Speedpass account. Beginning today, customers may register their Speedpass accounts at Speedpass.com/save to earn discounts for a

Protect Against Breaches At The POS

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has validated the Gasboy’s CFN III site controller / point-of-sale (POS) system Version 3.6 as compliant with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). The system will soon be included on the PCI SSC’s List of Validated Payment Applications. The list identifies payment applications that have

ConocoPhillips Adds Nucleus POS System

ConocoPhillips has approved the Nucleus point-of-sale (POS) system from Dresser Wayne, a global innovator of fuel dispensers and technologies, for implementation at Conoco, 76, and Phillips 66 fuel sites across the U.S. ConocoPhillips-branded sites can now benefit from the Nucleus POS system’s touch-screen interface, simple usability and advanced merchandising features. “The Nucleus POS system is

Swiss Farms Adds Drive-Through Payment Transactions

Swiss Farms, the drive-through grocery store chain headquartered in Broomall, Pa., is adding a fully secure payment processing solution through Columbus IT and Mercury Payments Systems.  The enhanced system is designed to meet Swiss Farms’ specific payment processing needs as it launched a national franchising expansion program. The chain needed to accept EBT cards and

PCI Compliance Requires a Full-Time Focus

The 12 Standards of PCI SSC Build and Maintain a Secure Network 1. Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect data. 2. Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters. Protect Cardholder Data 3. Protect stored cardholder data. 4. Encrypt transmissions of cardholder data and sensitive information across open public

7-Eleven Computer Hacker Sentenced

Computer hacker Albert Gonzalez, accused of one of the largest thefts of credit and debit card numbers ever reported, was sentenced to 20 years and a day in prison last Friday. Friday’s case involved stolen credit card numbers from the Scarsborough, Maine-based Hannaford Bros. supermarket chain, Dallas-based convenience store chain 7-Eleven, and Heartland Payment Systems,

Gaming Purchases Just Got Easier

7-Eleven Inc., the world’s largest convenience store chain, and Kwedit Inc., a provider of alternative payment systems, are making it easier for millions of online gamers to buy virtual goods in a game-changing “Play Now. Pay Later.” plan, announced today.   Americans who do not have credit or debit cards or who prefer to pay

Loblaw Upgrades Fuel Dispensers

Toronto-based Loblaw Companies Limited is upgrading more than 750 fuel dispensers at 200 locations across Canada with Gilbarco’s FlexPay EMV CRIND Card Reader in Dispenser. The new CRIND complies with EuroPay MasterCard Visa (EMV) payment system requirements, as it handles “chip and PIN” debit and credit cards. “Gilbarco has been our preferred dispenser supplier for

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