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Unit Pricing Guide, "A Best Practice Approach to Unit Pricing"



David A. Sefcik


This guide has been developed to provide retailers with information about the best practice requirements for the unit pricing of pre-packaged commodities. The guide consists of best practice recommendations that will improve the accuracy and usability of unit pricing information offered in retail stores. In addition, the guide will help provide uniformity across all states and types of stores.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1181
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unit pricing, labeling, weights and measures


Sefcik, D. (2014), Unit Pricing Guide, "A Best Practice Approach to Unit Pricing", Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created December 18, 2014, Updated November 10, 2018