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7-Eleven reaches for competitive edge with utility-driven fuel app

March 23, 2016

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has a new mobile application in Australia that enables users to find the best nearby deals for gas and lock in a price for seven days, a move designed to make the retailer a considered destination rather than an impulse stop.

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7-Eleven opens up mobile rewards to age-restricted products

January 11, 2016

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is expanding its mobile rewards program via a verification system for age-restricted promotions, enticing shoppers interested in alcohol, tobacco and gambling products to sign up for the application.

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Chevron pumps in mobile payments to streamline filling up

October 7, 2015

Chevron is bringing mobile payments to select branded gas stations in California this fall via a partnership with Visa, proving that consumers are increasingly clamoring for seamless ways to pay at the pump via their smartphones.

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Shell taps PayPal to fuel consumers’ cars via mobile payments

July 24, 2015

Shell is beginning its rollout of the PayPal-enabled Fill Up and Go service across gas stations in Britain, which will allow customers to download the Shell Motorist application and scan a QR code to pay at the pump with their smartphones.

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Mapco maximizes productivity with mobile operations app

June 29, 2015

Convenience store chain Mapco optimized store management efficiency and the accuracy of end-cap displays through a mobile application, linking employees at all locations for easier communication and faster installations.

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7-Eleven drives in-store sales through sports betting app partnership

June 22, 2015

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has partnered with mobile payment service PayNearMe to enable users of Nevada sports betting service William Hill’s application to deposit cash to the app within 7-Eleven stores, in an attempt to draw in more customers.

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Citgo connects with consumers via mobile promotion

October 21, 2014

Citgo Petroleum Corporation is driving application downloads with the new “Win With Citgo” promotion, which offers 108 fans a chance to win significant prizes during the holiday season.

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Mapco launches in-app payments with PayPal

August 27, 2014

Convenience and gas retailer Mapco has launched a mobile commerce and loyalty application in which PayPal is the exclusive payment option.

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Cumberland Farms lures business fleets with mobile fuel payments

July 24, 2014

Convenience-store retailer Cumberland Farms has extended a version of its mobile-payment system with added perks for businesses to use in managing costs for their vehicle fleets.

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SemaConnect electric car charging stations get their own Google Glass app

May 23, 2014

SemaConnect, which makes electric vehicle charging stations, has launched an application on Google Glass to make it easier for drivers to navigate to the closest charging stations at a nearby Walgreens or Dunkin’ Donuts.

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