Tag: rfid


Use Cases for RFID Inventory Control

Use Cases for RFID Inventory Control

A 2014 survey of 120 major retailers polled by Chain Link Research found improved inventory accuracy, which translated into reduced out-of-stock and better on-floor availability of merchandise, was the number-one reason for implementing an RFID inventory control program.

According to Su Doyle, IoT and RFID industry program lead for Checkpoint, several of   Read More


Is It High Noon in the US Retail Industry?

Is It High Noon in the US Retail Industry?

Last week, GameStop became the latest retailer to announce a major round of store closures. Citing a 13.6 percent drop in sales last quarter, the company said it would shutter more than 100 stores, or approximately 2 to 3 percent of its fleet. JCPenney also recently announced the closing of   Read More


Zebra SmartSense for Retail Helps Retailers Execute Omnichannel Fulfillment Strategies

Zebra SmartSense for Retail Helps Retailers Execute Omnichannel Fulfillment Strategies

Zebra Technologies recently announced Zebra SmartSense™ for Retail asset visibility solution, an enterprise asset intelligence (EAI) offering that reportedly delivers deeper visibility into retail operations, provides better business insights and enables smarter decisions.

This solution combines UHF RFID, video, and a micro-location capability to identify and track the journey and location   Read More


The Year Ahead in LP

These are clearly turbulent times in retail. How people shop is changing—and with it the strategies employed to attract and retain customers. Store technology is changing, offering new opportunities, and ushering in new risks. What does the upheaval mean for loss prevention? What are the primary challenges the industry may   Read More


Test, Do, Learn, and Share

Over the years, enterprise needs for supply-chain asset protection (SCAP) have undergone a transformation from lock-and-key security operations to more integrated supply-chain security and facilitation networks. By taking advantage of the latest technology, this evolution is possible. However, too many organizations look to technology as a cure-all. This leads to   Read More