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AWG Forms Strategic Relationship with NCR


April 19, 2006, ATLANTA – Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. (AWG), the second-largest cooperative grocery wholesaler in the United States, has signed an agreement with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) to jointly market and promote NCR’s store automation and self-service products to AWG members.

“This agreement represents a great opportunity to further expand our technology offerings to retailers of all sizes who strive to be successful in an ever-changing competitive environment,” said Bruce Donis, NCR vice president for U.S. retail sales.

AWG will certify NCR retail technology to its 1,600 independent grocers and regional chains across a 21-state area. The agreement covers NCR Advanced Checkout Solution (ACS) software for independent retailers and NCR’s line of retail terminals and peripherals including the NCR RealPOS DynaKey™ user interface and NCR RealScan™ Bi-Optic Scanner/Scales. As part of the agreement, NCR’s dealer community will also co-market AWG’s chosen back-office solution to the members’ stores.

“NCR has met our objectives in bringing a program to our members that includes aggressive and consistent pricing, whether the member is a single store or multistore operator,” said Keith Martin, AWG chief information officer. “Because NCR is an industry leader in developing intuitive and easy-to-use products, our members can reap a solid return on their investments and increase customer service in their stores.”

About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR ( employs approximately 28,200 people worldwide.

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NCR, NCR EasyPoint, NCR FastLane, NCR RealPOS, NCR RealPrice, NCR RealScan, NCR RealSolutions and Teradata are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.


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