MILLS URGES SCANNING PRICE ACCURACY

CHICAGO (FNS) -- The specter of adverse publicity, hefty fines and corrupted internal databases should prompt retailers to institute programs to guarantee scanning price accuracy.Pricing accuracy may seem like a minor issue, but corrupt scan data can and does result in increased media scrutiny, lost gross margins and, most serious, lost customers, said Doug Mills, director of retail services at Associated

CHICAGO (FNS) -- The specter of adverse publicity, hefty fines and corrupted internal databases should prompt retailers to institute programs to guarantee scanning price accuracy.

Pricing accuracy may seem like a minor issue, but corrupt scan data can and does result in increased media scrutiny, lost gross margins and, most serious, lost customers, said Doug Mills, director of retail services at Associated Grocers of Seattle.

Mills spoke at a seminar on price maintenance and s

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