Retailer Boosts RFID Tag Read Safety, Efficiency with Shelfie Stick

By Mark Roberti

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A retailer began deploying RFID in Europe in 2019, to manage inventory in back rooms and at store fronts, with passive UHF RFID tags attached at the source. In order to read the tags in the back room of the stores, the sales staff slid ladders into position and climbed up to read tags on goods located up to 9 feet high, then step down, move the ladders, and begin again. To overcome that obstacle, the firm began using an extendable device known as a S...

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