While some chains are rapidly expanding their scan-based trading programs, others are still taking a wait-and-see approach.
After years of tests on scan-based trading, supermarkets continue to implement the practice. But the pace of these rollouts is varying greatly from one chain to the next.
Some retailers may be hesitant about using SBT because they don't fully understand it.
"The [electronic] exchange world made everyone freeze while trying to figure out SBT," sa