WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A Federal Trade Commission study issued last week said price scanning at supermarkets showed fewer errors than at other types of retailers. For supermarket operators, the FTC study counters a widely held perception among consumers that supermarket scanning is inaccurate, resulting in frequent overcharges. According to the study, supermarkets err 3.47% of the time when ringing up purchases. Of those mistakes, 1.92% are overcharges and 1.55% are undercharges. The FTC ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.