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Gilbarco Veeder-Root signs a definitive agreement to purchase AFS in South Africa
BASILDON, UK – 10th April 2013 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root has signed a definitive purchase agreement with Automated Fuel Systems Group (Proprietary) Limited (AFS Group), based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The purchase agreement, which has been approved by the South African competition commission, is subject to customary closing conditions which are expected to be fulfilled by the middle of May 2013.With more than 240 associates, AFS is a leading fuel management technology and services company providing wet stock management, automated refueling & maintenance services to retail &...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Partners with Odysii and Launches Impulse™ Upselling Platform
Impulse Upselling Platform
GREENSBORO, N.C. – February 13, 2013 – Convenience store shoppers will gain access to more valuable, relevant promotional offers at the point of sale, with the Impulse upselling platform, part of Gilbarco’s suite of retail applications. Building on the software developed by leading Israeli software provider, Odysii, the companies announce their exclusive global partnership to create a new generation of highly intelligent and automated tools to enable c-stores to increase sales. Impulse integrates with Gilbarco Passport® or any other point of sale systems to deliver targeted recommendations...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Working with PayPal to Simplify Paying at the Pump
GREENSBORO, N.C. – February 12, 2013 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced today that it is working with PayPal on digital payment and other mobile solutions to be offered to Gilbarco customers worldwide. The initial effort will launch the PayPal payment capability to retailers with Passport® point-of-sale. Future developments will bring PayPal solutions to Gilbarco’s growing suite of media and merchandising applications. “Our customers recognize PayPal as a global leader in digital payment, and we are excited to work with them on this innovative payment solution and to collaborate on a...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces Industry-First “Purchase@Pump” with Partner, Odysii
GREENSBORO, N.C., October 8, 2012 — Gilbarco Veeder-Root is pioneering a new way to drive customers from the fuel island to the c-store, with an industry-first solution that enables them to purchase in-store merchandise during the fueling process. The technology promises to increase in-store traffic and sales, while decreasing transaction costs. “This partnership marks the future of the c-store,” said Travis Bouck, vice president of marketing, North America for Gilbarco. “According to NACS data, nearly two-thirds of fueling customers leave without visiting the c-store. Now, idle...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Launches FlexPay™ II Retrofit Kits for Encore®, The Advantage® Dispensers
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 8, 2012—Retailers can now retrofit Encore and The Advantage dispensers with the leading EMV-certified payment system and large color screens, thanks to Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s new line of FlexPay II Retrofit Kits. When bundled with Gilbarco’s Applause TV with Outcast, preferred pricing and no-cost options are available for qualified sites.FlexPay II Retrofit Kits are available in large and small color screen versions. Both models are designed to integrate seamlessly into the dispenser using Encore 700 S technology, creating a stronger brand presence to spark greater site...
R.H. Smith Dist Co., Inc. adopts Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Applause with Loyalty
Applause with Loyalty
GREENSBORO, N.C., October 5th, 2012— R.H. Smith Dist. Co., Inc., of Grandview, WA, is among the leading retailers to launch Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s award-winning Applause with Loyalty, a new enhancement to the industry’s premier digital forecourt media system that enables integration with third-party loyalty programs.“We are excited to build on the Applause Media System to bring a richer loyalty experience to our customers,” said Brad Smith, regional IT manager for R.H. Smith Dist. Co., Inc. “Being able to personalize the fueling experience and serve relevant, meaningful promotions...
Digital Market-ology session at NACS 2012 will focus on the customer experience at the pump in a digital age
GREENSBORO, N.C. – October 4th, 2012 – As part of the NACS Show 2012 in Las Vegas, NV, Lucy Sackett, director of outbound marketing at Gilbarco Veeder-Root will moderate an educational session entitled “Digital Market-ology.” The session features retailers who are using digital marketing platforms to leverage customer touch-points to create a unique and engaging customer experience, both at the forecourt and inside the store. The session will also cover the latest trends in digital forecourt merchandising, presented by Outcast CEO, Matthew Stoudt. Outcast is the largest and fastest...
Victory Marketing Installs Express Ordering for Passport® POS
GREENSBORO, N.C., October 1st, 2012 – Victory Marketing, LLC, a Mississippi-based convenience store chain branded Sprint Mart, has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport POS with Xpedient, Express Ordering, to increase high margin sales and boost efficiency throughout its retail network. The combined system gives the retailer a complete foodservice option, including touch screen ordering, price book integration and a kitchen monitor system.“Passport with Express Ordering is proven to help retailers like Victory Marketing build on their Passport investment and grow a more profitable...
The Pantry, Inc. Selects Gilbarco Veeder-Root for Forecourt Media Trial
Encore 700 S fuel dispenser
GREENSBORO, N.C., September 27th, 2012—Gilbarco Veeder-Root and The Pantry, Inc. today announced a continuation of their exclusive supply agreement for all fuel dispenser, payment and automatic tank gauging (ATG) products and services. As part of the relationship, The Pantry will pilot Applause™ TV with Outcast as their exclusive digital forecourt media solution at sites across the Southeast. The long-term partnership unites the worldwide technology leader in retail and commercial fueling solutions with the Southeast’s premier, independently-operated convenience store chain to drive...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces E25 UL-Approved Retrofit Kits For All Encore Dispensers
Greensboro, NC – July 24, 2012 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root is pleased to announce that E25 Field Retrofit Kits are now available for the entire line of Encore® dispensers.  Retailers interested in offering E15 fuel or any other blend up to E25 will be required to prove E25 fuel compatibility and Underwriters Laboratory (UL) approval in order to maintain the unit’s listing. Encore E25 kits provide Gilbarco’s partners with an industry first opportunity in fuel marketing and an affordable way to upgrade existing equipment with UL-certified components.“Gilbarco is committed to helping our...