TITLE

Achieving Integration

AUTHOR(S)
Mastroberte, Tammy
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;4/18/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that when R.H. Distributing Co. Inc., based in Grand view, Washington D.C., and operating 12 Smitty's convenience stores, decided to upgrade its technology, it first mapped out a new business strategy. The company chose Gilbarco Veeder-Root's Passport POS and Envoy's back-office system, intending to integrate the two with each other as well as the home office. The company also upgraded its communication and payment networks using a satellite system and wide-area network. The company worked with vendors and consultants to customize and integrate the new systems and the network.
ACCESSION #
16796980

 

Related Articles

  • Easy shopping. Picó, María Bird // Shopping Centers Today;Sep2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p45 

    The article reports on the development of convenience stores in Latin and Central America. Gas-station-based stores operating under the brands of Smart, Select and Run have increased by 850 in Central America. Dominic Republic has 99 gas-station-based stores, while the number of convenience...

  • Fresh Look. Aronovich, Hanna // Food & Drink;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p82 

    The article features Pak-A-Sak convenience stores based in Portland, Indiana. The stores operate at gas stations throughout Indiana and Ohio. The company has a total of 30 locations. The main aim of the company to operate in gas stations has been customer-traffic driven. It wants to generate...

  • $3.3 billion.  // BRW;6/7/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p19 

    The article reports that food items at Australian corner stores generate annual sales of $3.3 billion. According to the author, the country has 40,000 route trade outlets nationally that include service stations with convenience stores, chain convenience stores and independent convenience...

  • Dollars and Sense. Lisanti, Linda // Convenience Store News;4/17/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p33 

    The article reports that discipline, diligence and proper planning are the keys to designing and building a store that will return the investment. Convenience stores (C-store) keep getting bigger, both in size and construction budget but spending more does not necessarily guarantee a big return...

  • To Err Is Human.  // Convenience Store News;11/15/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p12 

    This article reports that one gas station manager's mistake paid off for drivers in Lincoln, Nebraska. For 30 to 45 minutes last month, three of Kabredlo's Convenience Store's pumps sold premium unleaded gas for 29 cents a gallon, due to a mistake made by the store manager. Gas hasn't been that...

  • 7-Eleven Takes on Tech. Mastroberte, Tammy // Convenience Store News;4/18/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p30 

    The article presents information on 7-Eleven Inc.'s plans to go mobile and the secrets of its success. The convenience store industry is finally gaining ground when it comes to technology adoption, and many chains continue to catch up to other industries in the sophistication of their systems....

  • Your Show of Shows. Azzato, Maureen; Browne, Michael // Convenience Store News;10/16/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p8 

    This article presents information about NAGS Show. For those retailers and suppliers attending the show in Las Vegas, it's a great opportunity to renew acquaintances and reconnect with friends and associates. And, as always, it's a busy and exciting time for us at Convenience Store News. Of...

  • Wholesalers Work to Deliver on Promises. Grondin Francella, Barbara // Convenience Store News;10/16/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p148 

    This article reports that convenience store distributors deal with changing economic realities and retailer wish lists. Looking to cut costs to margin-squeezed retailers while improving efficiency and service levels, convenience distributors of all sizes are being challenged by retail...

  • In the Mix: Products and Services.  // Convenience Store News;10/16/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p200 

    This article reports that one of the biggest merchandising opportunities in retailing today is growth that can be achieved by capturing latent consumer demand — the unsatisfied desire in the consumer marketplace. In addition to making its stores cleaner and brighter to increase its appeal...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics