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• Macy's, Inc. announced that its Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores are adopting RFID (radio frequency identification) technology on an accelerated timeline to more precisely manage item-level merchandise inventories, making it one of the first retailers to implement RFID on a broad national scale.

By the third quarter of 2012, the company said it “expects to begin using RFID in all stores nationwide to count size-intensive ‘replenishment goods’ - those items regularly stocked and automatically resupplied as they are sold to customers. This represents about 30 percent of the company's sales.”

Marketing Daily reports that Don Shula, the former Miami Dolphins head coach and restaurateur, is launching Shula Burger, a fast casual chain.

Six locations in Florida have been identified, with one, in Islamorada, slated to open before the end of the year.

The story notes that Shula “has been in the restaurant business since 1989, has 34 full-service restaurants nationwide, including Shula's Steak House and Shula's 347 Grill.”
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