2004 CSNews Technology Study

Chanil, Debra; Mastroberte, Tammy
May 2004
Convenience Store News;5/3/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p99
Trade Publication
Based on the results of Convenience Store News' 10th annual Technology Study, it's hard to imagine that the convenience store industry managed to survive so long without the technology advancements available today. Scanning is one of the top technologies retailers cite as having a major impact on business, allowing for more inventory control and less theft and shrink. Another technology playing a major role, and topping the list in importance once again this year, is video surveillance. Two new payment technologies have been added as new technologies in the industry. More than 80 percent of responding retailers either have implemented or are exploring automated fuel tank monitoring.


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