The Dutch Group Opens Allegro Family Clinic in New Hope

Columbus, MS, May 30, 2013 – On Thursday afternoon, representatives from The Dutch Group, the Columbus-Lowndes Development LINK, and the New Hope community celebrated the opening of Allegro Family Clinic, The Dutch Group’s first medical clinic adjacent to New Hope Pharmacy.  Over 40 people were on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony and Open House.

Allegro Family Clinic is a community-centric, family-focused acute care retail clinic.  Bobbie Sue Pearson, NP-C and staff live and work in the New Hope community, providing quality, compassionate care in a convenient setting.  Learn more about Allegro Family Clinic at

Shell Launches New Motorist App for iPhone and Android

Download the official Shell Motorist app for iPhone and Android and get the most out of driving.

The new Shell Motorist app is designed to help you get more out of driving, and to give you Shell information at your fingertips:

  • It can help keep you on top of your vehicle’s maintenance – use the reminder service to receive alerts when your vehicle’s tax, servicing, insurance or annual check-up are due.
  • Our route planner is designed to help you find the best way to your destination and to estimate the cost of your journey.
  • The station locator shows your nearest Shell service stations to help you fill up with ease once out on the road.
  • You can also see information on Shell highlights and products.

In the interest of safety, please note that this app should not be used whilst driving.

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For more information on the Shell Motorist app for iPhone and Android, please visit


Shell Hosts Innovation Summit

Shell Innovation Center – Houston, TX

Houston, TX, January 8, 2013 – On Monday, Shell launched a two-day innovation summit at the Shell Technology Center in Houston.  The event connects leaders in business and technology to explore collaboration and innovative thinking on complex societal issues.

According to Matthias Bichsel, director of Projects & Technology at Royal Dutch Shell, “Shell has spent over a billion dollars a year on researching and developing new technologies – more than any of our peers.  This investment in innovation and a consistent commitment to collaboration are essential to spark new ideas and develop solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.”

The Shell Innovation Summit features an interactive exhibit hall and two days of sessions featuring renowned speakers and panelists focused on the value of innovation, technology, and the future of energy.

To read more, visit Shell US.

Victory’s Sprint Mart Installs Express Ordering for Passport POS

CSP Daily News | October 1, 2012

Ridgeland, MS Victory Marketing LLC, a Mississippi-based convenience store chain branded Sprint Mart, has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport POS with Xpedient Express Ordering to increase high-margin sales and boost efficiency throughout its retail network.

The combined system gives the retailer a complete foodservice option, including touchscreen ordering, pricebook integration and a kitchen monitor system.

“Passport with Express Ordering is proven to help retailers like Victory Marketing build on their Passport investment and grow a more profitable foodservice business,” said Travis Bouck, vice president of marketing North America for Gilbarco Veeder-Root. “Together with Xpedient, we offer superior technology backed by industry leading professional services.”

Passport POS features open interfaces that allow retailers to build their system their way, integrating seamlessly with a wide range of partners, including back office, loyalty, foodservice and price signs. The system improves overall store efficiency by reporting sales, automating price changes, and tracking promotions and inventory.

“The Express Ordering solution is a perfect balance of productivity and customer service, with a modern edge,” said Michael Sebree, company director of foodservice at Sprint Mart. “It has made the menu selection process fun, fast and easy for the customer to place an order.”

Sebree added, “The integration into our foodservice operation and backoffice system was extremely smooth; we could not be more pleased.”

Express Ordering provides flexible hardware and software configurations and ease of integration between foodservice operations, the point of sale and backoffice functions.

Greensboro, N.C.-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root is a technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations. It offers a broad range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office.

Victory Marketing, Ridgeland, Miss., operates 83 locations in Mississippi and Louisiana.