ARLINGTON, Va. — Tom Zaucha, president and chief executive officer of the National Grocers Association here, suggested that independent retailers use the investment incentives that will result from the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 signed into law last week to upgrade their POS technology. “Grocers can take advantage of these incentives by upgrading their point-of-sale equipment and systems so they are prepared for the switch from the Universal Product Code to the GS1 DataBar in 2010,” said ...

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