The History of Mobile Apps

From Serpent to Servant: The History of the Mobile App  What was the first mobile app available for on-phone entertainment? When asked this question, most people will automatically (and understandably) think of their first iPhone. But would you believe the first mobile app was actually offered on the Nokia 6110? For those of you that …

The Future of Convenience Store Marketing

The recently published NACS Convenience Voices 2021 survey shows us the impact that digital offerings and loyalty programs have had on the convenience store industry in recent years. According to Leroy Kelsey, NACS’ director of research, “A byproduct of retailers pivoting to more digital offers during the pandemic was that shoppers are adopting the industry’s …

From The Apple to The App: How We Got to Mobile Payments

It’s a well-known fact that human beings have relied on some form of payments system for quite some time now. In fact, the original form of payment exchange (the barter system) dates all the way back to 6000 B.C. Here, the local farmer would take a bushel of apples to trade with the city baker …

P97 Networks Designs B2B Mobile App “Shell Card Go” for Viva Energy Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97, the leading mobile commerce platform provider for fuel and convenience retail and automotive industries globally has partnered with Viva Energy Australia, a leading energy company in Australia to launch a custom mobile app, Shell Card Go, for fleet managers and drivers. Viva Energy supplies around a quarter of Australia’s fuel requirements and …

Mobility Gets a Makeover

As all the emerging trends in mobility continue to drive society into a new transportation paradigm, it’s easy to get lost in translation. The term “mobility,” even in its most generic reference, now refers to so much more than just your car. It is fast becoming a layered approach to not only transportation, but the …

Chevron Selects P97 Networks to Enhance Mobile App, Consumer Experience at Retail Stations

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a move to enhance its mobile apps for Chevron and Texaco consumers, Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., today announced a new collaboration with mobile commerce leader P97 Networks to make every-day transactions for purchasing fuel and food or participating in loyalty offers as simple as unlocking your …

Unioil Selects P97 Networks to Enhance Digital Experience with Mobile Payments, Rewards and Find Station Functionality

MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unioil Petroleum Philippines, the most diverse and innovative petroleum company in the country is pleased to announce its selection of P97 Networks, a leader in digital commerce innovation, to enhance the Unioil Mobile App with point of sale to fuel pump integration, loyalty card integration, mobile payment integration, offers, rewards, station locator and …

CITGO and P97 Enter New Cloud Mobile Pay Relationship

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Purchasing fuel, food and merchandise from a mobile device, receiving customized offers, and rolling back prices at the pump will soon be a reality at more than 4,500 CITGO branded retail locations in the United States. The enhanced CITGO mobile app is powered by P97 Networks, a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce. The app …

P97 Networks and Visa’s Cybersource Form Global Partnership to Accelerate Digital First Payments Adoption for Convenience and Fuel Retailers

HOUSTON & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97 Networks, a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce, and Visa’s (NYSE: V) global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, today announced a new multi-year global partnership to deliver best-in-class mobile payment acceptance tools with built-in integrated risk management for convenience and fuel retailers. The partnership will scale and expand P97’s PetroZone® …

P97 Networks to Enable Mobile Fueling Within Google Pay at Shell

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97 Networks, a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce, will enable mobile payments for fuel from within the Google Pay mobile app. Google Pay, a safe, helpful way to pay and manage money, is now available both on Android and iOS. Using the P97 Networks’ mobile payment gateway, drivers using the Google Pay app will …