Radiant solution helps high-growth convenience retailer improve efficiencies and grow customer loyalty
DULUTH, Ga. – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it has entered into a new agreement with Kum & Go, L.C. to implement its Radiant c-store technology within each of the retailer’s 400+ stores. Kum & Go, the fifth largest privately held, company-operated convenience store chain in the United States, chose the Radiant solution to manage a wide range of its business operations from one system, including fuel island, foodservice and multichannel marketing initiatives.
The full-breadth of the solution includes point-of-sale software and hardware terminals, fuel controllers and electronic payment controllers. The integration of the solution will enable Kum & Go to deliver an exceptional customer experience, helping the company to connect with consumers both inside and outside the store.
“We were looking for a technology solution that could easily scale with us and support future growth initiatives,” said Craig Bergstrom, chief financial officer, Kum & Go. “NCR was able to meet our needs and provides a strong, feature-rich technology that decreases our overall technology costs.”
“As the leading technology provider for the c-store industry, NCR is focused on delivering innovative and reliable solutions that drive profitable growth and simplify c-store operations,” said Jimmy Frangis, vice president, NCR Hospitality and Specialty Retail. “We value our new relationship with Kum & Go and are proud to work with a company that shares our vision of providing industry-leading customer service.”
NCR acquired Radiant Systems, Inc. in August 2011, positioning the company as the leader in hospitality and specialty retail with more than 100,000 installations worldwide. Customers include leading brands and venues in the restaurant and food service, sports and entertainment, petroleum and convenience and specialty retail markets.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.
For more information on NCR’s petroleum and convenience retail solutions, visit radiantsystems.com.
About Kum & Go
Kum & Go has maintained 50 years of dedicated community commitment, each year sharing 10% of its profits with charitable and educational causes. Kum & Go is the fifth largest privately held, company-operated convenience store chain in the United States. Founded on exceptional customer service, Kum & Go is a pioneer in the convenience store industry. The family-owned company began in 1959, in Hampton, Iowa, and has grown to more than 400 convenience stores in 11 states (Iowa, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming). Thanks to the efforts of its more than 4,000 associates, Kum & Go convenience stores continue to lead the industry in customer service and convenience. In addition to a wide selection of products, Kum & Go provides customers a proprietary mix of products under the well-known Hiland brand name. Other proprietary product offerings include Java Ridge Premium Coffee, Napa Creek and Sea Ridge wines, Go Fresh Market sandwiches and Nuclear energy drinks.
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