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Retail IT News: July in Review

Hello and welcome to July: In Review

School’s out for summer, and so are the eager shoppers. While most people are occupying themselves with the objective of staying cool, many retailers are working to maximize sales during the holiday period. Particularly the convenience fuel retail sector servicing thousands of ‘gas and snack pit stops’, as customers embark on their road trips for holiday destinations. This sector has attracted further consolidation with several mergers and acquisitions taking place while Amazon Go continues to expand.

Get the latest updates with our July in review blog.

Only 18% of c-stores have the right POS infrastructure to serve the business now and in the future

Convenience store executives view their physical store as platforms for technology innovation, but concerns over aging hardware, cost and security limit innovation capabilities, according to new research.

Amazon plans to open more Go stores in Chicago, Seattle

A spokesperson for Amazon confirmed that the company is planning to open three new Amazon Go stores: one in Seattle, and the other two in Chicago.

How c-store chains are using technology to connect with employees

While the drive behind in-store applications has been the improvement of the consumer experience, some retailers are now recognizing the benefit to staff. A growing number of c-store operators are turning to tech solutions to manage everything from communicating with employees to scheduling.

Discover how to implement the Store of the Future.

Tesco to open 750 convenience stores in Thailand

This is Money has reported that the supermarket is keen to expand in Thailand due its growing number of young and affluent people living in urban areas.

Marathon begins transitioning NOCO Express Stores to its Speedway Network

Convenience store shoppers are beginning to say goodbye to the NOCO Express banner.

Applegreen focuses on strengthening its brand & store network in the U.S.

The platform lets shoppers divide their purchases into interest-free installments paid over up to six weeks at no additional cost.

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