CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Based on positive customer response to a four-store pilot, Piggly Wiggly Carolina here will roll out a biometric point-of-sale payment system to the rest of its 83 company stores by May. The system, a finger scan-based program from Pay By Touch, San Francisco, will also be offered to Piggly Wiggly Carolina's 31 independent stores, said Rich Farrell, vice president of information systems, Piggly Wiggly Carolina. The rollout represents "to my knowledge" the largest ...

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