Most retailers have adopted omni-channel strategies to meet consumers’ demand to browse or buy whenever and wherever they choose. But enabling everything from mobile point of sale (POS) to in-store pickup of online purchases has made inventory control and product logistics far more difficult. The complex new retail environment is Read More
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RFID in Retail
Radio frequency identification, or RFID, has been touted as a magic elixir for retail for more than twenty years. Sometimes referred to as an intelligent alternative to standard electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems, a path to better inventory tracking, and a supply chain replenishment tool, the technology at Read More
Radio frequency identification (RFID) was reportedly developed in the 1940s as an espionage tool in WWII. It has since been used to track everything from automobile parts to pharmaceuticals and even livestock.
The retail world began to adopt the technology in the 1990s. Although RFID in retail originally found its place Read More