NEWFANE, N.Y. -- Jubilee Foods is succeeding in cutting shrink at the front end with an automated infrared system that senses if an item is unaccounted for at the bottom of a shopping cart. "We were not happy with our gross profits in grocery items and thought that this could be a solution to that problem," said Mark Popp, owner of Jubilee Foods here. Jubilee, a single-store operator, has improved its margins considerably since implementing the technology a year ago. "Our gross profits ...

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