ORLANDO, Fla. – Although the food industry had set June 30 as the date when CPG manufacturers would completely transition to an entirely new bar code -- the GS1 DataBar -- on coupons, it now appears that many manufacturers will postpone that move until the latter part of this year or beyond. “I think you’ll see a lot of manufacturers waiting until the fourth quarter of this year or the first quarter of 2012,” said John Morgan, executive director, the Association of Coupon Professionals, at ...
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