HANNAFORD TO ROLL OUT HYBRID PCS CHAINWIDE

SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- A two-month test of a new computer at Hannaford Bros.' main headquarters here has spurred the retailer to order 1,200 units for a chainwide rollout. The machine, which is a personal computer/terminal hybrid, offers pharmacy and direct-store-delivery employees access to both internal communications and software programs, at one-half the price of a PC.Bill Homa, chief information

SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- A two-month test of a new computer at Hannaford Bros.' main headquarters here has spurred the retailer to order 1,200 units for a chainwide rollout. The machine, which is a personal computer/terminal hybrid, offers pharmacy and direct-store-delivery employees access to both internal communications and software programs, at one-half the price of a PC.

Bill Homa, chief information officer of the 150-store chain, said that because these computers tap into Hannaford'

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