LOSS PREVENTION

Source tagging of products is one of the prime methods of making electronic article surveillance systems more effective, and could also provide the basis for more effective product-tracking technologies in the supply chain.Yet widespread use of source tagging in the supermarket industry could be at least five years away, loss-prevention executives told SN. They cite still-high costs, both for the

Source tagging of products is one of the prime methods of making electronic article surveillance systems more effective, and could also provide the basis for more effective product-tracking technologies in the supply chain.

Yet widespread use of source tagging in the supermarket industry could be at least five years away, loss-prevention executives told SN. They cite still-high costs, both for the tags themselves and the labor to apply them, and disagreement as to whether retailers or

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