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Big ideas from convenience retailers around the world.
7-Eleven to launch autonomous delivery pilot in California
Retailers partnering with Nuro, which received a deployment permit from the California DMV a year ago.
How convenience stores can overcome the uncertainty of the 2021 holiday shopping season
Using technology to create marketing and promotional strategies with an ever-increasing amount of variables is key.
Technology is reshaping c-store foodservice
From streamlining back-of-house operations to driving customer interactions, here's what the future looks like.
Couche-Tard hosts official opening of Retail Innovation Lab at McGill
Frictionless store debuted in January and is a testing ground for innovation.
QR codes are back, but what do customers think?
Survey from Field Agent Canada asks if QR codes really are the next big thing, or just another flash in the scan.
Amazon cloud computing division to open second Canadian hub in Calgary region
Several Canadian retailers, including Parkland, with with Amazon Web Services.
Skip the line: 7-Eleven debuts mobile checkout across Canada
Frictionless solution enables customers to scan, pay and go.
Aisle 24 to expand 24/7 cashierless retail concept across Canada
The time is right for the Canadian company to roll out its frictionless shopping experience.
4 ways technology innovation is shaping convenience
By meeting the challenges of the pandemic with investments in technology, c-store operators are reshaping the future of convenience.
Industry insiders share strategies for subscription car wash success
Operators can better predict their monthly sales volumes and customers love the lower cost per wash.
How omni integration is redefining convenience
Online and offline channels are no longer separate entities, but complementary platforms that improve the retail experience: A look at three retailers demonstrating omni-channel integration.
QR code are having a moment and it can change the food industry
A recent survey by Dalhousie University estimates that about three in five Canadians have used QR codes at a restaurant or in a grocery store in the last month.
Amazon to open 2 cashierless Whole Foods stores next year
For those who want to shop the old-fashioned way, self-checkout lanes will be available.