Decathlon Scores a Big Win With RFID

By Bob Violino

The French sporting goods retailer is tracking most of its products from factories to more than 1,000 stores in 25 countries.

In 2008, Decathlon set out to achieve three corporate goals: increase the availability of stock in its stores, boost the efficiency of its teams in retail stores and logistics areas, and improve its control of product shrinkage. The French sporting goods retailer, which opened for business in 1976, had grown from a single store in France to more than 1,000 stores in 25 countries. The end goal was to improve customer satisfaction by ensuring items we...

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