KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A new satellite-based communications network will go on-line next week at Ball's Food Stores here in a pilot test expected to lead to a chainwide rollout. The 21-store retailer was to have installed a very small aperture terminal in one local store last week and the first applications to go live are credit and debit card authorization and transmission of retail pricing data from the corporate office to the store. Brad Riffel, director of information systems, said the ...

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