SAN DIEGO - Hannaford Bros.' top IT executive expressed some concerns about the current state of radio frequency identification, although he was hopeful that a new test would help resolve some of the issues with the technology. Bill Homa, chief information officer at the Scarborough, Maine-based chain, told SN he was currently "less optimistic" about the value of RFID after early tests proved unsatisfactory. "Retailers would not want an 85% read rate at the [point of sale], so why should we ...

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