RFID challenges suppliers

McTaggart, Jenny
December 2003
Progressive Grocer;12/1/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 18, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the implementation of the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in the retail industry in the U.S. Statement from consulting firm A. T. Kearney on challenges to suppliers; Benefits of RFID; Questions that retailers should begin asking themselves about RFID.


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