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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Convenience and gas retailer Mapco has launched a mobile commerce and loyalty application in which PayPal is the exclusive payment option.
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.
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.
A new promotion with 7-Eleven and PepsiCo.’s Doritos provides some insight into how the convenience store chain may be positioning itself to grab a bigger role in mobile payments and loyalty.
Cumberland Farms is continuing to position its mobile payment program towards rewards with a new offer from Coca-Cola that encourages consumers to download and use the brand’s application.