ELIZABETH, N. J. — Wakefern Food Corp. here last week completed the conversion of the POS checkout systems at its members’ 262 PriceRite and ShopRite stores, switching from the IBM 4690 SA system to the IBM ACE system, said Alan Aront, vice president for IT at Wakefern. The conversion, which took 18 months, involved software, hardware and networking. “We revamped the entire front end,” he said. Unlike other cooperatives and wholesalers, Aront said, Wakefern’s board approves standard POS ...

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