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The latest retailer, wholesaler and supplier news, including corporate & store operations, technology, legislative, regulatory & legal news, marketing, mergers & acquisitions and more. Also includes expert viewpoints, people news and special features.

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Shell Stations Offering First-Ever Embedded In-Dash Fuel Payment Technology

Powered through General Motors' Marketplace, the platform rolls out after testing at select U.S. stores.

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Ricker's to Roll Out Frictionless Checkout Technology Chainwide

Its partnership with Skip is a hybrid of mobile pay and the Amazon Go concept.

In the inside of an Amazon Go location

Operators need to embrace the shift in convenience to combat the Amazon effect.

Pilot Flying J headquarters in Knoxville

The decision comes following a business analysis by consulting firm Deloitte to streamline operations.

Parkland Fuel Corp. logo

The Rhinehart Oil Co. deal will provide a platform for growth in Utah, Colorado and neighboring states.

Stripes c-store logo

The retailer will also sponsor lunch for the citywide celebration, "Remember, Rebuild, Rejoice," on Aug. 25.

BODYARMOR sports drinks

Coca-Cola will become the second-largest shareowner in the sports drink brand.

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Applegreen picks up seven of eight S-Mart branded locations in South Carolina.

male shopper and an omnichannel approach

Connectivity and online retailing are steadily influencing the need for omnichannel experiences.

OTP, packaged beverages and beer are driving performance in the industry.

Marathon & Andeavor's combined retail footprint.

Matthew L. Yoder, currently Andeavor vice president of retail, will join the Speedway chain as senior vice president and chief commercial officer.

Danielle Holloway of Altria

She will work with the 11 other industry leaders who help steer the TWIC program.

Yesway is recipient of the 2018 Paytronix Loyaltee Award for Best Convenience Store Loyalty Launch with Yesway Rewards

More than 40 percent of members have downloaded the Yesway mobile app.

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Pinnacle’s Loyalty Rewards and Affiniti Cloud Consumer Mobile App are integrated with the Darius for Retail solution.

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