LANDOVER, Md. — Ahold USA will begin preparing its store systems next January for changes in coupon and perishable bar codes coming over the next few years, according to Alan Williams, vice president of application development, Ahold Information Services here, and co-chair of the Joint Industry Coupon Committee. By January 2010, manufacturers will no longer print current UPC-A bar codes on coupons, instead printing GS1 DataBar (reduced space symbology) codes, which retailers will need to ...

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