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Are Retailers Selling Shoplifting Tools?

Are Retailers Selling Shoplifting Tools?

I purchased the cooler bag and went to one of my corporate retail colleagues to test the bag with two different types of electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags; the classic hard tags and UPC-style sticker tags. After a series of tests, I noted the following results.   Read More


The Worldwide Impact of Shrink

The Worldwide Impact of Shrink

In the United States and around the globe, shrink continues to be a challenge for retailers, especially as competition grows, profit margins constrict, and the availability of quality employees becomes increasingly limited. Retail companies in the US have been hit especially hard by shrink in the last five years, but   Read More


European EAS and RFID Tags Now Available in North America Through New Partnership Between CONTROLTEK and Thoonsen

European EAS and RFID Tags Now Available in North America Through New Partnership Between CONTROLTEK and Thoonsen

CONTROLTEK has recently entered into an agreement with French EAS innovator Thoonsen to bring some of the most popular electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags in Europe to the North American market.

“Thoonsen excels in several important EAS segments, such as eyewear protection, padlock-style tags, and solutions for food & drug retailers,”   Read More