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The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID Renaissance—with well over a billion tags used this year, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well. It is being used   Read More


An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the   Read More


RFID in Retail

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 times struggled   Read More


What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

In the mid- to late-1990s, great strides in computer and telecommunications technology gave rise to an array of cutting-edge security solutions in all areas of loss prevention.

Buzzwords such as “digital signal processing,” “compression algorithms,” “intranet,” and “wireless” were added to our lexicon. These new technologies provided security practitioners with digital   Read More