- GIKS Mode to Open Seventh RFID-enabled Store
The Belgian retailer has already been using RFID to track nearly all of its merchandise at six stores and a DC.
- Generation Tux Finds RFID Well Suited to Its Mission
The new online tuxedo-rental business, launched by Men's Wearhouse's founder, ensures that customers get what they ordered, thanks to UHF RFID tags that identify each garment's shipment, return and usage history.
- Intel Unveils RFID System for Retailers
Levi Strauss has been piloting the Intel Retail Sensor Platform—designed to make RFID deployments easier and provide real-time inventory data—at one of its stores.
- Herman Kay Gains Packing Accuracy Via RFID
The coat and outerwear manufacturer finds that the technology makes it easier for workers to confirm that the correct garments were picked according to customer orders.
- Uniform Maker Sees a Market for CSL's Thread-Antenna Tag
Farbo Uniforms is developing garment-tracking solutions based on a novel passive UHF RFID tag with an antenna made of metalized thread sewn into a garment.
- RFID News Roundup
Clothing retailer F&F, SML Group partner to deploy RFID for improved inventory accuracy ••• NFL, Microsoft and Zebra take RFID-enabled player tracking to new app ••• NFC Forum designates UL as an authorized test lab ••• Apple joins the NFC Forum ••• InvoTech expands offices, adds staff to meet demand.
- RFID Journal Announces Exhibitors Participating at RFID in Retail and Apparel Event
RFID solution providers serving the retail, apparel, jewelry and accessories industries will share their latest innovations during the conference, being held in New York on Sept. 17.
- Harvard Museum, Remy Martin and Tulip Theme Park Adopt LabWerk's Beacon Solution
The Dutch company is also providing its mApp platform to Oregon's SamplingLab store, Italy's ZOOM Torino Biopark and the Panorama Berlin fashion exhibition.
- Tesco Deploys Tag-Reading Robot at Five Stores to Track F&F Clothing
The global retailer is one of a half-dozen companies trialing RFspot's robotic RFID reading solution to identify which goods are at what location throughout sales floors and storerooms.
- Auburn RFID Lab Holds Grand Opening
Some 250 people from RFID end-user companies and technology providers gathered at Auburn University to officially open the lab, which moved from the University of Arkansas.
- Target Announces Nationwide RFID Rollout
The retailer is deploying item-level RFID-tagging for women's, baby and children's apparel, home décor and other key merchandise categories, at a dozen stores this year, and at all 1,795 of its U.S. stores in 2016.
- RFID News Roundup
Vietnam Post and Telecom selects Nedap tags, readers for building, elevator access ••• World Customs Organization adds Thinfilm tags to anti-counterfeiting platform ••• Farfetch to turn fashion retailer Browns into an RFID-enabled 'Store of the Future' ••• Atlas RFID Solutions announces upgrade to Jovix materials-management solution ••• SML Group joins RAIN RFID Alliance.
- Marks & Spencer Expects to Achieve 100 Percent RFID-Tagging by 2017
The global retailer is also eyeing ways to leverage RFID technology at its stores to further improve in-store inventory accuracy and efficiency.
- Army Training Centers Enlist RFID to Help Track Uniforms
Nearly all items are being tagged for four U.S. Army Recruit Training Centers, including the one at Fort Leonard Wood, where the RFID system is already in action.
- RFID News Roundup
Impinj intros new RFID chips, RFID reader system-in-package ••• FEIG Electronics debuts cVEND, a secure contactless payment and ticketing system ••• Invengo markets anti-counterfeiting RFID labels in the U.S. ••• Checkpoint Systems announces RFID upgrade kit for EAS applications ••• R-pac International acquires Truecount item-level tracking software ••• Bluetooth beacon platform provider Swirl closes $18M investment.