Tag: hard tag


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


ALPHA—First and Foremost (Checkpoint)

ALPHA—First and Foremost (Checkpoint)

Pioneers at Checkpoint Systems’ brand of ALPHA® High-Theft Solutions take tremendous pride in their long history of “firsts.” Our patent list has grown from fifty-six in 2004 to hundreds in 2018. That’s why retailers nationwide think of ALPHA first and foremost.

Spider Wraps®, CableLoks®, Keepers®, 3-Alarm, S3 Single Key Concept, and   Read More


Bad Packaging Design Can Lead to Shrink

Bad Packaging Design Can Lead to Shrink

Few things are as frustrating for a loss prevention leader than discovering a bad packaging design they know will promote retail shrink— a feature which could easily have been prevented if those who created and approved the packaging had included shrink reduction in the initial design criteria.

For example, in a store,   Read More


RFID and Retailing

RFID and Retailing

Since the term radio frequency identification (RFID) came into common usage within the retail environment, around the end of the 1990s, it has in many respects been an idea driven more by hope and hype than practical realization. For retailers, it promised a world where supply chains would become fully   Read More


Tyco Retail Solutions enables connected shopper engagement through new innovation and collaboration

Tyco Retail Solutions enables connected shopper engagement through new innovation and collaboration

Tyco Retail Solutions has collaborated with industry leaders to showcase new innovations and retail concepts to further digitize the store and enable retailers to provide smart, connected shopper engagement. Prescriptive analytical data solutions and technology investments are helping retailers to operate proactively, efficiently and in real-time to better engage their   Read More