The retail food industry provides a valuable service to consumers around the world, but as a commodity
market, it succeeds on razor-thin margins. Given the resource-intensive nature of grocery stores,
responding to volatile market conditions while still remaining competitive can seem nearly impossible.
A technology called radio frequency identification –or RFID – could hold the answer for the retail food
industry, serving as a key enabler in allowing stores to streamline resources, maximize profits and still
keep customers happy.