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Restaurant ​Show Reveals Sweet Opportunities for C-Stores

As always, the annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show serves as a great forum to see the latest and greatest. This year did not disappoint.  There were numerous new products that I saw that could easily be utilized within the convenience store channel. These products included appetizers, grab-and-go items, entrees, and desserts. Other items such as Italian wood fired crusts and flatbreads would be tremendous as a platform for new snack, sandwich and pizza-type offerings. There c ...
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Foodservice & Financial Services - How Customers Engage Part 2 of 2

Take a look at how customers are engaging in Foodservice and Financial Services. Retailers are often unaware of how NFC works. It is worth a look at alternatives to your current provider, bank, or brand. 
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Foodservice and Financial Services - How Customers are Engaging Part 1 of 2

Impact 21's Steve Patterson reveals how customers are now engaging in Foodservice and Financial Services. Steve serves as a Principal Consultant with expertise in Payment Methods, Point of Sale Implementation, Technology Infrastructure, Enterprise Integration, Financial Accounting & Analysis. Part 1 of 2 POS systems have dramatically changed over the past few years—or at least they should have. Aside from PCI compliance, what new features and functions are in demand by retailer ...
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All Signs Point (Again) to Foodservice

Rob Gallo authors article for Kentucky Grocers and Convenience Store Association Magazine Check Us Out! Spring 2017 Edition. Source: Kentucky Grocers and Convenience Store Association Big name-brand retail stores are closing. Names like The Limited and Sports Authority will soon be forgotten while other stores like American Eagle Outfitters, Macy’s, Office Depot and Sears will continue to shrink their footprint. With a massive consumer shift from store to e-commerce sales, big retailers ...
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Dos and Don'ts of the EMV Delay (Part 2 of 2)

Petroleum retailers can protect their budgets by understanding requirements and planning ahead.Card Issuers have given a brief reprieve to petroleum retailers to upgrade their forecourts. Take advantage of this opportunity and avoid these things during the delay for automated fuel dispensers’ EMV compliance. 
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