NEW YORK -- An official from A&P, Montvale, N.J., said the retailer decided to conduct its own collaborative, planning, forecasting and replenishment pilot, without using one of the major food exchanges, as a way of building loyalty with its trading partners. "We felt that going through the exchanges this early would go against that whole idea of building trust with our trading partners," said Harrison Lewis, vice president of data management and e-business, A&P. "Services being ...

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