GIANT FOOD STORES WILL DEPLOY EAS CHAINWIDE

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Giant Food Stores here reportedly began a chainwide rollout of radio frequency electronic article surveillance tags three weeks ago, in order to reduce shrink in its stores.The system will be rolled out to 161 stores by September, according to a source familiar with the situation. The system uses security gates at each store's front doors, to trigger alarms when items tagged with

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Giant Food Stores here reportedly began a chainwide rollout of radio frequency electronic article surveillance tags three weeks ago, in order to reduce shrink in its stores.

The system will be rolled out to 161 stores by September, according to a source familiar with the situation. The system uses security gates at each store's front doors, to trigger alarms when items tagged with RF surveillance labels pass through the gates unpaid for. Richard Pasewark, spokesman fo

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