Tag: source tagging


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


Security at the Source

Security at the Source

Manufacturer involvement in designing product protection is decades old, noted University of Florida research scientist Read Hayes, PhD, CPP. He remembers Walt Disney’s Buena Vista Pictures as being an early pioneer in coordinating with retailers to prevent theft. Video releases such as Beauty and the Beast were massive hits with   Read More


The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID renaissance—with more than six billion tags used in 2016 alone, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well.

We wanted to find   Read More


Tyco Retail Solutions Surpasses More than 63 Billion Consumer Products Tagged to Date

Tyco Retail Solutions Surpasses More than 63 Billion Consumer Products Tagged to Date

Tyco Retail Solutions recently announced it has surpassed 63 billion consumer products source tagged to date. Reportedly setting a retail industry milestone with Sensormatic merchandise source tagging, the program has also achieved seven years of consecutive growth since 2011.

The company’s program encompasses source application of electronic article surveillance (EAS)   Read More