Convenience Stores..the new fast food?

The new fast food? Convenience stores add hot, cheap options By Candice Choi | AP May 1 As reported in the Washington Post NEW YORK — Saying “convenience store food” may make people think of spinning hot dogs by the counter, but places like 7-Eleven are expanding their hot food offerings in hopes of stealing customers away from fast-food chains.The push by convenience stores into hot, fast, affordable foods is just one…

FDA Delays Menu Labeling Enforcement

FDA Delays Menu-Labeling Enforcement Originally published by NACS Daily May 2, 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a pre-publication version of an interim final rule that extends the compliance date of the agency’s final menu-labeling rule until May 7, 2018. In addition to the delay, FDA requests comments on how the agency may reduce the regulatory burden on retailers and alternative approaches for labeling…

Abierto Networks Partners With Eby-Brown for Digital Menus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABIERTO NETWORKS PARTNERS WITH EBY-BROWN York, ME- April 27, 2017- Abierto Networks announced today that it will be partnering with Eby-Brown, a lead supplier in the convenience store industry. Abierto Networks is leveraging their expertise in the digital marketing industry to assist Eby-Brown in offering turnkey menu board systems to their retailers. The menu board product is geared toward individual retailers who are too busy to go…

FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance

FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance Originally published by NACS Daily FDA Updates Menu-Labeling Compliance The compliance date will now move to the enforcement date of May 5, 2017. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Buckling to pressure brought by NACS and other allies, FDA announced late Friday that it would be issuing a new rule to move the menu-labeling compliance date to the enforcement date of May 5, 2017. Once this new rule is…

Menu Labeling Compliance Deadline is Today

Menu Labeling Compliance Deadline is Today Originally published by NACS Daily Although the FDA has been talking to stakeholders about May 2017, that is when enforcement will begin. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement “clarifying” that the compliance deadline for the menu labeling rule is still today, Thursday, December 1, rather than the May 5, 2017, date when enforcement will begin. This is despite…

Supermarkets’ Best Weapon Against E-tailers: Produce

Supermarkets’ Best Weapon Against E-tailers: Produce Physical stores are sprucing up their fruit and vegetable offerings to drive traffic and keep Amazon at bay By Sarah Nassauer of the Wall Street Journal Bernie Dave, a regional manager for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. near Detroit, starts his weekly store visits in the backrooms of the produce departments. Mr. Dave checks the “crisping” stations where workers keep lettuce fresh longer by washing it,…

Sheetz Selects Abierto Networks for Employee Engagement Kiosks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sheetz Selects Abierto Networks for Employee Engagement Kiosks Eliot, ME- October, 1st 2016– Abierto Networks announced today that it has successfully installed 550 Employee Engagement Kiosks in Sheetz locations across the United States. Abierto Networks’ Employee Engagement Kiosks provide a new channel of direct communication between management and employees. This customizable tool will deliver consistent information to all endpoints; keeping employees current and knowledgeable. Employee Engagement Kiosks…

Abierto Networks’ Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server Receives Verifone Commander Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abierto Networks’ Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server Receives Verifone Commander Certification Eliot, ME- September, 12 th 2016– Abierto Networks announced today that its Mobile Loyalty Coupon Server has been certified by Verifone for use with Commander POS in the convenience store industry. Verifone determined Abierto Networks’ software operates with integrity and meets the high standards demanded by the convenience store and petroleum industry. Abierto Networks Mobile Loyalty Coupon…