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The Pinnacle Blog

Industry Insecurity: Proactive Protection

Industry Insecurity: Are You Vulnerable?

Pinnacle on the Grow: New Promotions and New Faces

Reimagining Retail: The Future is Now

Securing Stores: The Affiniti Sentry Suite

Loyalty That Moves With You: Mobile Apps

At Your 'Food' Service: Kiosks Driving Profits

Reimagining Retail: The Changing Consumer

The Loyalty Gap: The Elusive Millennial

Pinnacle On The Go: Engaging Clients for New Solutions

Pinnacle On The Go: Planning NACS Show 2017

Pinnacle On The Go: Seeing Our Solutions in Action

Summit 2017: Participant Perspectives

Skimming: In The News and at The Pump

Pinnacle Out and About: Continuing Partnerships

Summit: New Innovations and New Solutions

Partnering Together for Payment Security

Another Great Summit- and thanks to all who participated this year!

Looking Ahead: New Technology, New Solutions

Looking Ahead: The Future of Engagement

Looking Ahead: The Future of Security

Connecting with Conexxus and Future Technologies

Skimmers On The Move- And At The Pump

Expanding Loyalty with Conexxus Standards

NACS SOI Recap: Lost Promotions, Lost Loyalty

Lynch's Mr. Gas Mobile App is Driving Traffic in Burley, Idaho

Collaborations: Allied Electronics and UTC Retail sponsor Summit 2017

Staffing to Prevent Skimming

Payments, People and The Process: Getting the Most from Checkout

Partnering Together: Summit 2017 Announced!

A P2PE Partnership that Protects You and Your Customers

Training Your Team to Fight Fraud

The Future of Payments: Mobile Pay

The Evolving Data Security Issue

Protecting Against Fraud At All Your Stores

From Promo to POS to Profit...

Building Loyalty in 6 Steps...

Loyalty That Moves with Your Customers

A New Year for Customer Loyalty

2016: A Look Back at Payment Trends- and to the Future

Happy Holidays from Pinnacle!

2016: A Look Back at Inventory Management- and to the Future

2016: A  Look Back at Fuel- and to the Future

2016: A Year in Review, Looking Ahead in Convenience Store Technology

Affiniti™ Mobile: Your Store In the Palm of Your Hand

Affiniti™ Mobile Makes Promotions Easy

Affiniti™ Mobile Makes Loyalty Easy

Learn How Your Mobile App Can Work For You and Your Customers

Pinnacle NACS 2016: Launching the Affiniti Mobile Platform

Mobile Should Also Mean Malleable

Building the Mobile Convenience Store

Put Your Business in the Palm of Their Hand

Avoiding Product Run-Out in Fuel Inventory Management...

The Mobile Millennial and Your Business

Loyalty and the Foodservice Customer

Feed Your Margins While Feeding Your Customers

Rising to the Foodservice Challenge

Palm Kiosk: The Power to Choose, In Your Customer's Hands

Having the Right Inventory Makes a Happy and Loyal Customer

The Path of A Candy Bar, Mapped with Pinnacle Solutions

Snacking Smartly with Business Intelligence

Is Snack Food Inventory Eating Away at Your Profits?

A POS System That Gives YOU Control

Fuel Smart: Allowing Customers to Expand Into New Markets

What Lies Ahead for C-Stores and Tobacco Inventory?

The Right Tobacco Inventory at the Right Time.

Training Experts in Business Intelligence

A Smart Solution for Tough Tobacco Inventories

Developing Inventory Solutions Together

Using Business Intelligence in the Tobacco Product Category

Is there still profit in tobacco sales for c-store retailers?

Is Fuel Smart Right For Your Company?

Fueling Your Competitive Advantage: Capitalizing on Predicting Trends and Optimizing Processes

The Fuel For Convenience Store Petroleum Marketing

Pinnacle Advisory Council: The Fuel Edition

Reflections: Meeting the Challenges of an Evolving C-Store Industry

Keys to Success — Partnership & Collaboration

Demand Flexibility and Control From Your Retail C-Store Suite

Giving You an Edge — The Power of ILI Data

How Can I Control My Cash Better and Still Take Advantage of It?

Are Fuel Marketers Thinking About the Future?

How Can C-Stores Know Who to Choose When Picking a Vendor?

Why Your C-Store POS System Needs to Embrace Technology and Offer Flexibility

Ensure that Your Next POS System Has a Focus on Security

Look for Business Intelligence in Your Next C-Store POS System

Your POS System Needs to Accept Alternative Forms of Payment and Have Split Route Ability

Fuel Pricing & Carl Icahn

Where is your Loyalty?

…but I thought we were making money…in fact I KNOW we did!

Sign #3 You Need to Upgrade Your C-Store POS System - Your POS Does Not Offer Business Intelligence

Sign #2 You Need to Upgrade Your C-Store POS System - Your POS Doesn't Accept Alternative Forms of Payment

Sign #1 You Need to Upgrade Your C-Store POS System - Your POS Isn't EMV Compliant

How Skiing Is Like C-Store Technology

Challenges to EMV Compliance and the Fraud Liability Shift

6 Ways to Better Understand Your C-Store Customers

C-Store Hiring Hints: The Good and Bad News

The Benefits of Vendor-Retailer Collaboration

Five Best Practices for Managing Fuel Inventories

Bob Johnson, CEO of Pinnacle Corporation, Shares a Few Thoughts on EMV Compliance

Three Quick Customer Thoughts On Updated POS Solution

Pinnacle and Heartland Payment Systems Offer Integrated EMV POS Solution for Petroleum Retailers

Negotiating Fuel Carrier Relationships: Why It's Important and What You Need to Know

The Advantages of Early Fuel Inventory Reporting: What You Need to Know About This Important Best Practice

The Future of Fraud Liability and EMV

The EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard: New Rules are on the Horizon

Am I the Only One Missing the EMV Deadline?

Why Should You Switch to EMV Now?

Swipe Fees and the Cost of Doing Business

Apple Pay, Google Wallet on Palm POS

Information You Need to Prepare for Contract Renegotiations

What the EMV Shift Could Mean for Fuel and C-Store Retailers

Talking Mobile Strategy

The Convenience Store Mobile-App Checklist

Mobile Trends: Mobile Ordering

History, Current Challenges, and Opportunities for Mobile Apps

Are You Relying on Vendor Suggestions to Optimize Your Product Mix?

The Hidden Risk for EMV Holdouts

The Dangers of Opting Out of EMV

What’s in your Vendor Contract Negotiation Arsenal?

Lost Fuel Inventory Means Lost Money

Balancing Fuel Inventory to Improve Pool Margins and Cash Flow

Managing Fuel Margins: Can’t Control Cost; Can’t Control Price…Wait, That Makes No Sense!

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