NEW $50 BILL SPURS SELF-CHECK CHANGES

Learning from their experience last year when a new $20 bill was introduced, many food retailers have begun adjusting their self-checkout systems to accept the new $50 bill prior to its Sept. 28 release."The good news is we were given more advanced notice this time by the Federal Reserve than we were with the [release of the new] $20 bills [last year]," said Jeff Lowrance, spokesman for Food Lion.

Learning from their experience last year when a new $20 bill was introduced, many food retailers have begun adjusting their self-checkout systems to accept the new $50 bill prior to its Sept. 28 release.

"The good news is we were given more advanced notice this time by the Federal Reserve than we were with the [release of the new] $20 bills [last year]," said Jeff Lowrance, spokesman for Food Lion. "This transition should be a little smoother."

The 1,200-store retailer, which

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