Coles Tag Test

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Nov 27, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Coles Tag Test


The Australian, 22/6/04


This article outlines the newest technology currently being trialled in Australia by the Coles
-
Myer
retail chain. It is an example of a Transaction Processing System (TPS).

Read the article thoroughly before an
swering the following questions:

1.

What does RFID stand for?

2.

How is this technology being applied to the Coles
-
Myer TPS system?

a.

What system existed before the trial?

b.

Outline the use of RFID technology in the initial trial at Coles
-
Myer.

c.

Discuss the major be
nefits of the technology if it was fully introduced into retailing.

3.

Why is Coles
-
Myer trialling this technology? What advantages will it bring for the company?

4.

Name other companies overseas that already use this technology.

5.

Suggest the wider applications o
f this technology.

6.

Outline the issues surrounding the use of this technology.

7.

What currently prevents the full implementation of RFID systems into retailing?

8.

Explain the term “smart shelves”.









Coles Tag Test


The Australian, 22/6/04


This article outlines the newest technology currently being trialled in Australia by the Coles
-
Myer
retail chain. It is an example of a Transaction Processing System (TPS).

Read the article thoroughly before an
swering the following questions:

1.

What does RFID stand for?

2.

How is this technology being applied to the Coles
-
Myer TPS system?

a.

What system existed before the trial?

b.

Outline the use of RFID technology in the initial trial at Coles
-
Myer.

c.

Discuss the major be
nefits of the technology if it was fully introduced into retailing.

3.

Why is Coles
-
Myer trialling this technology? What advantages will it bring for the company?

4.

Name other companies overseas that already use this technology.

5.

Suggest the wider applications o
f this technology.

6.

Outline the issues surrounding the use of this technology.

7.

What currently prevents the full implementation of RFID systems into retailing?

8.

Explain the term “smart shelves”.