SHAW'S SYSTEM SLICES SHRINK, SWEELS SALES

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Officials at Shaw's Supermarkets here say a bakery-control program has worked so well in 49 of their in-store bakeries that they'll introduce the system into all their bakeries by this summer.The supermarket chain says the system, developed by the retailer in concert with Sapient Corp., an information systems firm in Cambridge, Mass., has allowed it to reduce product shrink

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Officials at Shaw's Supermarkets here say a bakery-control program has worked so well in 49 of their in-store bakeries that they'll introduce the system into all their bakeries by this summer.

The supermarket chain says the system, developed by the retailer in concert with Sapient Corp., an information systems firm in Cambridge, Mass., has allowed it to reduce product shrink and improve sales significantly.

"It's been a positive experience," said Sha

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