Simon says, "Stick RFID tags on your products," and America's biggest consumer products companies promptly fall in line? That's precisely what happened when Simon (Langford) issued Wal-Mart's now famous RFID mandate. So what will Wal- Mart want next?
Sophisticated technology makes it possible to track a product's exact whereabouts through the entire supply process and beyond. But the story it reveals might be more than you want to or ought to know.