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    Casey’s taps edge computing software for its entire store network

    Acumera’s platform will help manage and scale the c-store retailer’s legacy tech systems and offer fully integrated monitoring and observability.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Duck Thru brings first EV charger online

    The convenience retailer will use data from this FreeWire ultrafast charger, which officially opened on Feb. 1, to map out its broader plan for the tech.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive

    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive 2023/2024

    By C-Store Dive staff
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    iStock Photo/ Inside Creative House

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    4 ways to turn your loyalty program into a profit center

    Your loyalty program can (and should) be profitable. Learn how to guarantee it is in 4 steps.

    Feb. 5, 2024
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    4 ways execs say c-stores can deploy AI

    The tech can help find optimal pricing, make life easier on workers and boost the customer experience, according to a Convenience Leaders Vision Group report.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    BP adds new way to pay for fuel

    Customers can redeem uChoose Rewards points for up to 50 cents off at about 7,000 of the gas company’s fueling locations. 

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    Dover Fueling Solutions acquires POS company

    Integrating Canadian firm Bulloch Technologies will allow DFS to offer a point-of-sale solution across the forecourt and in-store experiences.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    MAPCO’s director of loyalty joins Rovertown

    Tyler Cameron, who worked for the Tennessee-based retailer for the past 12 years, is now head of strategy and analytics for the mobile app development company.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Love’s outlines plans for up to 25 new stores

    The company also shared plans for existing site refreshes, upgrades to foodservice and private label offerings, and an increase in RV hookups and truck service facilities.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    Maverik nixes Kum & Go’s fresh food and mobile ordering programs

    As the Salt Lake City-based retailer continues its rebranding efforts, it has made significant changes to Kum & Go’s foodservice operations, a spokesperson confirmed.

    By Jan. 25, 2024
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    Family Express revamps mobile app

    Customers shopping at the Indiana-based retailer can now access online ordering, car wash subscriptions and more through their mobile devices.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Huck’s adds online ordering to website, app

    The Illinois-based convenience retailer’s customers can now earn and use loyalty points for their digital orders.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Screenshot from Google Street View

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    Hutch’s updates fuel monitoring tech

    The Oklahoma-based convenience retailer tapped Warren Roger’s fuelWRAp system to monitor fuel stocks and pinpoint problems quickly.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    ExtraMile pilots AI-powered ‘digital human’ and signage displays

    The California-based c-store retailer has partnered with Samsung on a new program at three of its locations as it digs deeper into technology.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    Choice Market aims to scale automated stores with new tech partner

    AWM will provide frictionless checkout technology to the Denver-based convenience retailer as it plans to expand its Mini-Mart c-stores nationwide.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    BP grows partnership with Diebold Nixdorf

    A new agreement aims to modernize aspects of BP’s retail locations, including POS systems, self-service checkouts and forecourt tech.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    7-Eleven outlines upgrades for Speedway, Stripes stores

    Speedway will get 7-Eleven’s proprietary POS system and expanded foodservice program while its new Stripes acquisitions will get a loyalty and delivery boost.  

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    4 tech upgrades that can drive foodservice sales

    AI-powered ordering, back-office training programs and more can help improve operations and boost revenue for c-stores’ growing meals businesses.

    By Amanda Baltazar • Jan. 17, 2024
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    Loop Neighborhood Market revamps mobile app

    The California-based c-store retailer has also launched a car wash subscription program that customers can access within the mobile experience.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    Han-Dee Hugo’s to launch its first mobile app

    The North Carolina-based c-store retailer is the latest to establish a digital storefront, joining brands like Dash In and Coen Markets that did the same in 2023.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Maverik brings Relay’s fuel payment tech to 86 stores

    The Salt Lake City-based c-store retailer joins Yesway and Pilot in tapping into Relay’s contactless purchasing platform.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Casey’s taps former Hy-Vee exec to lead its retail media network

    Justin Coaldrake joins the Iowa-based c-store chain several months after Art Sebastian, who previously led this program, left the company.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    9 trends that will shape the c-store industry in 2024

    As convenience retailers consider new layouts, flavors and technology, the ability to be efficient with operations will be key, experts say.

    By C-Store Dive Staff • Jan. 9, 2024
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    Restaurant loyalty programs will be ruled by personalization in 2024

    Major chains are using real-time consumer data and artificial intelligence to provide more personalized perks, which may grow engagement even as diners’ emotional attachment to brands dips. 

    By Danielle McLean • Jan. 5, 2024
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    Yesway updates rewards program

    Customers can now use their mobile phone number to access member pricing, rewards and more with the newly streamlined benefits.

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    How well did our predictions for 2023 fare? Here are our honest grades.

    Heading into 2023, we thought retail media, digital loyalty, EV charging and a few other topics would dominate the industry. We were right about some — and way off about one.

    By Dec. 18, 2023