SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Associated Grocers, Seattle, is expanding the scope of its client-server computer platform, which has brought faster information flows, cost savings and rapid applications development, Richard Lester, vice president of information services, said in a presentation here. The cooperative wholesaler, which posts wholesale volume of $1.2 billion and serves 350 independent supermarkets, moved toward the client-server model from a mainframe-based approach beginning in 1992. It ...

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