Radiant Systems Selected as Exclusive Point of Sale Provider for Wawa Inc.
ATLANTA -- Radiant Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: RADS) announced today an agreement with Wawa Inc. to deploy Radiant Point of Sale and related technology to more than 570 locations with the award-winning convenience retailer.
"We are looking to improve the customer experience and grow," said Howard Stoeckel, president and chief executive officer at Wawa Inc. "We view Radiant as a key enabler to these strategic initiatives."
Since 2001, Radiant has provided self-service technology for Wawa's industry-leading food offering, often deploying as many as five customer-activated terminals per site to enable consumers to quickly and accurately select their orders from the retailer's extensive menu. Wawa's new decision extends Radiant technology to the traditional point of sale as well as fuel controllers and above-store management software. Key criteria in Wawa's selection of Radiant POS included speed of service, data and credit card security, speed to market of marketing programs, system uptime and total cost of ownership.
"Wawa is a true industry leader; defining what the convenience retail experience will look like for years to come," said Mark Schoen, president of the global petroleum and convenience retail division at Radiant Systems. "We are proud to expand our relationship with one of the industry's most remarkable brands, as we work together to do more for the consumer both in the store and at the fuel dispenser."
About Radiant Systems Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Radiant Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) is a global provider of innovative technology to the hospitality, retail, and entertainment industries. For more than two decades, Radiant's point of sale hardware and software solutions have helped to redefine the consumer experience in more than 100,000 restaurants, retail stores, stadiums, parks, arenas, cinemas, convenience stores, fuel centers and other customer-service venues. Radiant has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit www.radiantsystems.com
About Wawa Inc.
Wawa Inc., a privately held company, began in 1803 as an iron foundry in New Jersey. Toward the end of the 19th Century, owner George Wood took an interest in dairy farming and the family began a small processing plant in Wawa, Pa, in 1902. The milk business was a huge success, due to its quality, cleanliness and "certified" process. As home delivery of milk declined in the early 1960's, Grahame Wood, George's grandson, opened the first Wawa Food Market in 1964 as an outlet for dairy products. Today, Wawa operates more than 570 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
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