In March 2012, the Saint-Jean-du-Falga store installed the Electronic Shelf Labeling system, which employs radio frequency identification to communicate pricing information to the labels. With the system in place, says Patrick SobraquÃƒÂ¨s, the store's owner and the president of E.Leclerc's IT Infomil subsidiary, "We don't need to have employees update the prices in the store at all anymore." This, he says, provides a significant cost savings for the store, though the exact amount of savings has yet to be measured.
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