ARLINGTON, Va. — While awareness of the upcoming GS1 DataBar sunrise date for coupons is high among independent retailers, 38% said they would not be ready by the January 2011 date, according to an online member survey conducted last month by the National Grocers Association here. In a letter to its membership sent late last month, NGA reported that 88% were aware of plans to replace the UPC-A and 128 symbols on coupons with the GS1 DataBar, which contains far more data, including ...
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