The Future of Retail Technology

Imagine a day when your customers pay for coffee by scanning a cell phone, and play their favorite music at the gas pump with a quick swipe of a loyalty card. Well, ready or not, such technology is already out there and it’s coming for c-stores—the only question is how soon. As the Millennial generation

E Instruments Group LLC

E Instruments Group LLC E Instruments Group offers the newest Mini Air Pro-LV50, a portable, compact, economical and highly accurate thermo-anemometer, which is widely used throughout the HVAC industry. The Mini Air Pro is designed for simplicity and one-handed operation. The air velocity and temperature meter is equipped with unique features such as high stability

A New Era of C-Store Management

ID in a Snap

Card Scanning Solutions announces its newest product-line addition, the Snapshell IDR Camera Scanner. The Snapshell IDR is a revolutionary new kiosk tool for capturing driver’s license information quickly and accurately. Powered by software featuring Optical Character Recognition to read cards from all 50 states and over 30 countries, the Snapshell IDR uses a three mega-pixel

Leveraging Activity-Based Costing in Merchandising

Hatco Corp.

Hatco Corp. Hatco Corp.’s NSF 5 certified electric Compact and Imperial Booster Water Heaters have been awarded NSF 4 certification. NSF 4 certification is required for Booster Water Heaters to be used for dispensing hot water in commercial cooking applications such as providing water for beverages, sauces, soups, gravy, cereals, rice and so much more.

Digitally Do-able

Adding digital signage to stores is now easier than ever with the latest products from Innovation Marketing Systems Inc. (IMS). Requiring no additional software or hardware to operate, the IMS Digital Signage products are truly user friendly. Attract more customers to retail operations and reduce sign clutter both inside and outside. For More Information from

Identifying More Effective Profit Building Strategies

Follett Corp.

Follett Corp. Follett Corp.’s automatic ice begging and dispensing system, Ice Pro, with up to 1,000 lbs. of ice storage, automatically dispenses cube ice into bags, carts and other receptacles, eliminating the need to shovel or scoop ice from the bin. Ice Pro’s easy-to-read controls offer mode selection and variable dispense times. Pins securely hold

Circle K Pushes Finds a Solution

E Instruments Group LLC

E Instruments Group LLC E Instruments offers the newest Mini Gas Sniffer, a rugged, compact, ergonomic and highly sensitive natural gas detector, which is widely used throughout the HVAC industry. The Mini Gas Sniffer is designed for simplicity and one-hand operation. The unit is equipped with a highly sensitive LED Scale & Beeper to pin-point

Streamlining Communication with Castelle Faxpress

Symbol Technologies Inc.

Symbol Technologies Inc. Symbol Technologies Inc. introduces the LS3008 rugged handheld scanner designed for high-performance and reliability. Built to withstand the rigors of everyday use, Symbol’s new LS3008 rugged scanner is sealed to IP53 standards and provides optimized productivity while reducing the need for equipment repairs, ultimately lowering the total cost of ownership. Providing retailers

Cumberland Farms Networks Infrastructure

Cipherlab Solutions

Cipherlab Solutions CipherLab’s CPT-8000/8001 portable data capture terminals are ideal for order entry, retail and field service deployments. The units are available as laser or linear scanners and have a rugged design that meets industry drop standards, a backlit display and 100+ hours of battery operation. CipherLab 888-300-9779www.cipherlab.com

Dresser Wayne Launches Advanced Fuel Dispensers

Advance

Advance Advance introduces its exclusive new Ballast Checker, an easy-to-use hand-held device that quickly identifies a ballast’s technology type for use in confirming ballast status and pinpointing lighting upgrade opportunities. When pointed at a fixture, the Ballast Checker will turn green if the light source is powered by a high frequency electronic ballast and orange

7-Eleven Deploys, Consolidates Servers with VMware

Generac

Generac The flagship of Generac’s new air-cooled lineup is the industry exclusive 16 kW model with the company’s innovative, patent pending Quiet-Test feature. This breakthrough advance operates the genset at a slower speed during its weekly self-test, making it as quiet as a car at idle. The 16 kW unit is ideally suited for starting

7- Eleven Upgrades its Strategic Retail System

Beta Lighting

Beta Lighting Beta Lighting has expanded its Constellation series to include the first directional LED canopy fixture designed for the petroleum market. The LED Directional model features high output white LEDs installed behind a flat lens. The panel of LEDs can be tilted up to 30 degrees in any direction and rotated 360 degrees to

BP’s Guiding Light

Airlink Mobile

Airlink Mobile The increasingly popular Airlink Mobile’s wireless prepaid handsets are landing in c-stores across the country. With Airlink Mobile’s free nights and weekends, free new phone offer, low price point and great margins, retailers have found that the company provides the best prepaid wireless program for the c-store industry. Current product offerings include pre-paid

Canadian Tire Fuels Business Innovation

Keeping C-Stores Secure

When he thinks of PCI compliance, Ed Freels, director of information systems for Honey Farms Inc. recalls an old t-shirt slogan from the 1970s, “It showed the AC130 gun ship from the Vietnam era and it said, ‘You can run, but you’ll just die tired,’ and PCI compliance is no different. The most dangerous merchant

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