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Is RFID a solution to inventory dilemmas? Target thinks so

When Target recently released a limited-time retail selection from designer Lilly Pulitzer, problems started immediately. Target's website became overwhelmed, denying access to many shoppers. And stores were no better option — lines formed early in the morning, and...

source: By Danielle Wegert
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The Whole Foods chain's marketing celebrates a more wholesome past. Heirloom tomatoes, GMO-free products and organic fruits, vegetables and meats recall an earlier, more innocent time when family farms, not modern agribusiness, put food on the American table.

source: Bloomberg View

Holograms are the next big thing. First, Microsoft showed off its Hololens in the recently concluded E3, and now supermarkets are using holograms to advertise products.

source: Ecumenical News

For those who've wondered what the Internet of Things is, let alone how they can leverage it to benefit their business, the June 9 FMI Connect Learning Lounge presentation "The Internet of Things," held on the exhibit floor, was a must-attend event.

source: Progressive Grocer

Kroger's new click-and-collect offering, now going by the name of ClickList, is "off to a flying start" at pilot stores in Cincinnati, according to an analyst.

source: Supermarket News

Inventory shrink due to shoplifting and employee theft was lower in 2014 at supermarkets than for the retail industry in general, according to a national retail security survey conducted by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida.

source: Supermaket News

Go to the supermarket and you may notice canned food bearing the label "BPA-free." It doesn't mean those products are any better than others — although they may be more expensive. Environmental activists spawned the nonsensical demand for Bisphenol A-free packaging...

source: Forbes


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