BRUSSELS — A long-awaited pilot to test proposed standards for price synchronization will kick off on Jan. 15, 2007, under the auspices of the Global Data Synchronization Network, a division of GS1 here. A number of retailers, including Wegmans Food Markets, Supervalu and Wal-Mart Stores, have engaged with hundreds of suppliers to synchronize item information such as dimensions and description via the GDSN. However, many companies have long clamored for a standardized way to synchronize ...

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