“If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a duck.” We’ve all heard some form of the “Duck Test” before. We use the folksy expression when we want to get to the heart of the matter and clearly describe something for what it is. Read More
Tag: rfid readers
By Meg Costa
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
Loss prevention executives are contending with a slew of challenges—budgetary pressures chief among them—yet there is reason for optimism. Read More
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
Tyco Retail Solutions recently added Zebra Technologies products to its growing portfolio of third-party solutions which it can sell, integrate and support. Tyco integrates Zebra’s RFD8500 and MC3190-Z mobile RFID readers with its TrueVUE™ Inventory Intelligence software to provide solutions that reportedly help improve retailers’ on-floor product availability, customer experience and Read More
By Chris Trlica
In 2013, nearly 66 percent of US smartphone owners used their devices to help them shop, and 80 percent of smartphone owners said they want more mobile-optimized product information while they’re shopping in stores (see Figure 1). These are the sorts of statistics driving the retail-sector mobile revolution. Retailers are Read More
Since the first formal post exchanges were established by the War Department in 1895, an exchange system has served side-by-side with U.S. military troops both in the field and in permanent facilities on military installations around the world.
Now in its second century of service, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) remains committed Read More