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Metro to Follow RFID Test with Full Rollout

Some important results are in from the high-profile Future Store Initiative by Germany's Metro Group.
Sep 02, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

September 2, 2004—Some important results are in from the high-profile Future Store Initiative by Germany's Metro Group, a giant retailer that has been on the forefront of RFID adoption. On the whole, the Future Store's RFID implementation was a success, with efficiency and inventory availability noticably up and theft noticably down. However, the trial was not perfect; tagged products occasionally failed to register with shelf-mounted RFID readers, and the cost was high. Despite the hiccups, Metro plans to move forward in November with a full scale RFID roll-out across its more than 250 stores.

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