Tyco Retail Solutions recently congratulated customer lululemon on the industry award recognition of being named the winner in the category of “Best Retail RFID Implementation” in the 11th annual RFID Journal Awards 2017. The award, presented at the RFID Journal LIVE! 2017 Conference and Exhibition, honors the retailer that demonstrates Read More
Checkpoint Introduces Windlight RFID Label for Retail Cosmetic, Other Merchandise Visibility Applications
Checkpoint Systems recently announced at the RFID Journal Live event its Windlight RFID label for cosmetics categories and many other merchandise visibility applications.
The new label features the use of Impinj’s Monza® R6-P RAIN RFID tag chip, which is optimized for serializing items such as apparel, electronics, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jewelry and Read More
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
In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some of the biggest retailers in the US are using a range of emerging technologies to manage the problem of loss prevention.
Loss prevention practitioners have a long Read More
A ton of great smart tech was on display at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in January, from wearables to the Internet of Things (IOT). My team was invited to a small get-together. I noticed several people had sharp-looking ski jackets. As a trained investigator, I knew there was Read More
Supply-chain asset protection (SCAP) in business has traditionally been reactive instead of proactive. SCAP teams are often housed in headquarters or a regional hub and called upon to investigate incidents and deal with the outcomes. That means the “protection” side of the role isn’t aggressively fulfilled, and the process becomes Read More
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Footwear retailer DSW is looking at the future—one that doesn’t include dual electronic article surveillance (EAS) technologies. EAS systems utilize one of two signal technologies: radio frequency (RF) or acousto-magnetic (AM). Having both RF and AM EAS systems in most stores, DSW was faced with the challenge of moving forward Read More
On March 29, the Loss Prevention Research Council collaborated with ALTO US, Cam Connections, and the Home Depot to host a Supply Chain Protection Working Group Summit in Atlanta, GA. Nearly 30 LP executives traveled to Atlanta to participate in the day-long research planning meeting hosted at the Home Depot Read More