Every so often, a simple idea catches the imagination, fervor, and engagement of a group of people and is developed into a successful practice that revolutionizes a business. Electronic article surveillance (EAS) source tagging is definitely one of those. Read More
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Tyco Retail Solutions recently announced its new Sensormatic Health, Beauty & Cosmetic (HBC) Label, providing an anti-theft solution for beauty items difficult to protect or not currently protected due to size or shape constraints. Its thin and narrow profile is designed to secure some of the most stolen cosmetics and Read More
This year’s holiday shopping season is expected to be strong, according to data released by the National Retail Federation (NRF). Retail sales during November and December are forecasted to be as high as $682 billion, a 4 percent increase from last year.
The picture isn’t entirely rosy, however. The NRF’s 2017 Read More
USS, recently announced the organization’s ability to manufacture and sell its own line of dual resonator acousto-magnetic (AM) electronic article surveillance (EAS) labels.
The announcement is reportedly significant given a long-standing, exclusive patent on all dual resonator label technology held by a major international competitor; a deal that only very recently expired.
Dual Read More
Checkpoint Systems recently announced its partnership in implementing EAS pedestals and deactivation systems at approximately 2,800 Dollar General retail locations.
According to Carl Rysdon, vice president of inventory control solutions for Checkpoint, “The Dollar General implementation represents the fastest deployment of EAS that I have ever witnessed. It is rewarding to Read More
Tyco Retail Solutions today announced the debut of its Source Tagging as a Service (STaaS), a data-driven merchandise protection program to maximize the value of retail source tagging initiatives. Retailers have limited time and staff to manage EAS programs. Now with STaaS, retailers can rely on Tyco to oversee their Read More
By Jack Trlica
Charlotte, North Carolina, was the site of the 2015 National Source Tagging Symposium sponsored by Checkpoint held June 3. Over eighty representatives of both retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers spent the day discussing the momentum for source tagging and developing next steps to moving forward. After introductory remarks Read More
Specialty apparel and department store retailers are having difficulty expanding electronic article surveillance (EAS) programs to take advantage of source tagging. Only a few major apparel retailers, such as Hudson Bay Company, Ann Taylor Loft, J. Crew, and Kohl’s, actually source tag.
There are several reasons for this situation. The recent Read More