DALLAS -- Implementation of scan-based trading for magazines will substantially reduce labor costs for retailers, according to an official with H.E. Butt Grocery Co., San Antonio.
H-E-B is testing scan-based trading in several stores and results have been astonishing.
"Moving to scan-based trading for our company -- just in labor savings alone are well in excess of $1 million a year. This savings is just from the elimination of back-room checking," said Bob Callahan, directo