Tag: supply chain management software


Redefining Inventory Shrinkage—Four New Buckets of Loss

Redefining Inventory Shrinkage—Four New Buckets of Loss

What does inventory shrinkage mean to you?

For most companies, the answer to this question would be obvious: a significant problem, and usually something that is getting worse, not better, despite unprecedented developments in technological solutions and growing loss prevention budgets.

Some retail companies across the globe are gleaming examples of how   Read More


Checkpoint Systems Announces Roll Out with Japan’s Major Chain AEON RETAIL and Introduction of RFID and Robots

Checkpoint Systems Announces Roll Out with Japan’s Major Chain AEON RETAIL and Introduction of RFID and Robots

Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, today announced that AEON Retail, a major Japanese retailer, is switching out existing acousto-magnetic (AM) electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems for Checkpoint’s radio frequency identification (RFID)-upgradeable RF EAS systems to improve inventory management and the   Read More


Writing a Prescription for Controlling Shrink

Writing a Prescription for Controlling Shrink

EDITORS NOTE: Ernie Deyle is the vice president of lossprevention at CVS/pharmacy. Since joining CVS in 2002, thecompany has undergone dynamic changes in the loss preventionarea, resulting in their posting one of the lowest shrink rates inall of retail. This during a period when they were adding 1,260Eckerd stores to   Read More