PROGRESS FOR ESLS?

Electronic shelf labels have had a checkered career in retail since their introduction in the 1980s. To date, Connecticut remains the primary stronghold for installation of ESLs, owing to a state law that waives item pricing for ESL-equipped stores.Still, the labels, which receive pricing information electronically from the back room, have always promised labor savings compared to paper label changes,

Electronic shelf labels have had a checkered career in retail since their introduction in the 1980s. To date, Connecticut remains the primary stronghold for installation of ESLs, owing to a state law that waives item pricing for ESL-equipped stores.

Register to view the full article