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The Pinnacle Blog

Bob Johnson

CEO of the Pinnacle Corporation

Recent Posts

Fuel Pricing & Carl Icahn

Posted by Bob Johnson on Feb 3, 2016 11:58:23 AM

In the early 1990’s I heard Carl Icahn, corporate raider/investor, comment that Wall Street doesn’t have the stomach for retail gasoline marketing.

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Topics: Fuel Marketing And Inventory

How Skiing Is Like C-Store Technology

Posted by Bob Johnson on Dec 22, 2015 1:49:38 PM

I’m a skiing enthusiast. Some might say addict.

For the past couple of years I’ve been able to ‘bookend’ the season at Beaver Creek – that is be there for both opening and closing days. I’m not the first guy on the lift and rarely spotted on the last run of the day but for an old guy I get my runs in!

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Topics: C-Store Inventory, Fuel Marketing And Inventory

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

Posted by Bob Johnson on Nov 23, 2015 6:15:46 PM

I was talking with a small convenience store retailer the other day about Palm POS (Point of Sale) and brought up the topic of EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa). I was really shocked to discover that despite of an amazing amount of coverage biTy many sources she had not heard of EMV, and the implications it has for retailers. Although she had seen the new 'chip' cards, she was not fully aware of how EMV would impact her business, and was perhaps thinking the she would benefit from the larger retailers figuring it out.

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Topics: Payment Trends, Data Security