Convenience Store News

NOV 2016

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20 Convenience Store News | NOVEMBER 2016 | WWW.CSNEWS.COM INDUSTRY ROUNDUP retailer tidbits n Rutter's Farm Stores opened its first beer cave. The feature at its Mercersburg, Pa., store holds a variety of craft, import, and domestic beers and ciders in singles and six-packs. n RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. will expand its fuel offering this year with the debut of E15 fuel at its convenience stores throughout the South. The chain will ultimately offer E15 at more than 100 locations. n Stewart's Shops Corp. is the 2016 recipient of The Advancement of Women in the WERCplace Award in New York State. About 50 percent of its shop managers and 85 percent of its assistant shop managers are women. n Pilot Flying J is integrating its MyPilot mobile app with Pegasus TransTech's Transflo Mobile platform. The move will allow professional drivers to speed up their fueling process at Pilot Flying J travel centers. n Thorntons Inc. is partnering with Alessi Bakery, which will provide a variety of doughnuts, pastries and other baked goods. Alessi's prod- ucts were available in Thorntons' Florida stores as of Oct. 1. n Stripes Convenience Stores' Laredo Taco Co. launched "the champion" of all tacos. The limited-time EL CAMPEÓN is filled with egg, chorizo, potato, beans and cheese. Customers were able to buy one, get one free on Oct. 4. n The Kroger Co. struck a deal with Wayne Fueling Systems for an EMV upgrade of 10,000 automated fuel dispensers at more than 2,100 of its locations. Under this agreement, Wayne will provide the new Wayne iX Pay T7 secure payment terminal retrofit kit. ANALYTICS IS THE FUEL THAT POWERS THE MODERN ENTERPRISE. Put your company in the driver's seat by mastering the ability to understand, predict and react to consumer behavior. • etwork and connect with other CG and retail company business intelligence and IT leaders • Enhance your understanding of cutting-edge topics like predictive analytics, self-service analytics, semi-sentient technology and data visualization. April 26 – 28, 2017 The Drake Hotel | Chicago, IL DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS AT THE SPEED OF BUSINESS PRODUCED BY LIMITED SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Albert Guffanti [email protected] Paula Lashinsky [email protected] REGISTER TODAY! TEAM ATTENDANCE IS ENCOURAGED! For special offers, contact [email protected] KEYNOTE SPEAKER Suja Chandrashekaran, CIO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Former SVP and Global Chief Technology Offi cer & Chief Data Offi cer at Walmart

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