RHEINBERG, Germany -- Metro Group, Germany's largest retailer, last week opened a "Future Store" here where it is testing a range of retail technologies, including many based on radio frequency identification (RFID). The Future Store, an Extra supermarket, will feature such systems as smart shelves, intelligent scales, electronic shelf labels, kiosks, personal shopping assistants, anti-theft portals, portable self-scanning and self-checkout lanes. While some of these applications are being ...

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