ATLANTA -- The first wave of smart card terminals will be installed here this week, signaling the launch of a stored value test that eventually will involve more than 5,000 retailers. Supermarket stores here are among a diverse group of merchants that will begin accepting smart cards, embedded with computer chips, as payment for products and services during the 1996 Summer Olympics. Under the program, visitors to the Olympic Village can purchase the cards, containing "stored value" in ...
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 complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
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.