GIANT EAGLE INTRODUCES SIL TO 8 UNITS, SETS WIDE USE

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Giant Eagle began sending price changes to eight stores using the Standard Interchange Language late last month and is preparing for broader implementation of the communications protocol next summer.The Pittsburgh retail and wholesale company plans to convert 60 more stores to SIL, which, unlike the more common Uniform Communications Standard, can facilitate data exchange easily

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Giant Eagle began sending price changes to eight stores using the Standard Interchange Language late last month and is preparing for broader implementation of the communications protocol next summer.

The Pittsburgh retail and wholesale company plans to convert 60 more stores to SIL, which, unlike the more common Uniform Communications Standard, can facilitate data exchange easily between a host and different types of point-of-sale systems.

"It's a nightmare t

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