Sheetz, Altoona, Pa., which operates more than 400 convenience stores, installed NFC payment terminals from Vivotech in 2005 chainwide at the POS and at gas pumps, and continues to put them in new stores, at a nominal incremental cost increase over conventional terminals, said Rich Steckroth, director of business development for Sheetz. (The chain now uses VeriFone devices.) A bigger outlay was upgrading the chain’s POS software to accommodate the contactless transactions, he ...

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