- Macy's Tests Shopkick's ShopBeacon at New York, San Francisco Stores
The Bluetooth tags enable the retailer to share promotional data about its merchandise with consumers who have downloaded and opted in to the Shopkick app.
- Avery Dennison, Alien Technology and Invengo Sign Licensing Deals With Round Rock
The RFID technology makers say that the patent agreements will eliminate obstacles to deployments of EPC UHF RFID technology in the U.S.
- SDV and IER Offer an End-to-End RFID Solution for Retailers
Based on a solution developed for a large European retailer, iD by SDV is designed to track apparel from factory to store, with the goal of increasing sales and efficiencies.
- Bon-Ton Brings NFC to Shoe Displays
The U.S. department store retailer has installed an NFC RFID-based solution within 32 of its shoe departments, to test how the technology can help shoppers locate the size, color and style of shoes they seek while at a store.
- Avery Dennison Sees Strong Momentum in RFID
The company's CEO says its RBIS division is significantly expanding existing programs with seven major retailers across multiple market segments.
- Saks' RFID Deployment Ensures Thousands of Shoes Are on Display
By placing an EPC passive tag on every shoe sample, four Saks Fifth Avenue stores have reduced the amount of labor required to inventory the sales floor from 16 hours down to 20 minutes.
- American Apparel Deploys Real-Time, Storewide RFID Inventory-Management Solution
The system, provided by Senitron, includes Impinj readers that capture the locations of all tagged items within a store in real time, eliminating the need to conduct inventory counts using handheld interrogators.
- Walki Markets Its Laser-Patterned Booster Tag Antenna to Retail Sector
The Finnish packaging materials company says its Pantenna booster antenna can reduce costs for apparel companies that need to RFID-tag only some of their goods.
- SML Group Buys Software Company Xterprise
The acquisition will enable SML, one of the largest RFID label manufacturers, to enhance its full solution offerings by including Xterprise's Clarity software.
- RFID a 'Very Big Part of Macy's Future'
At a recent investor meeting, the retailer's top executives, including its chief omnichannel officer, reiterated how item-level tagging is a key driver for growth.
- RFID Gets Boots on the Ground for Air Force
Wellco is using a solution from Odyssey to create passive UHF RFID labels for every pair of boots, case and pallet, and confirms shipping orders are correct by reading those tags before loading goods onto trucks.
- Italian Purse Company Finds a Discreet Way to Prevent Gray Market
Braccialini is using Tertium Technology's BlueBerry keyfob readers to inconspicuously determine if unauthorized outlets are selling its goods, and to investigate the history of such diversions.
- RFID Helps Make Marriage Special
A Taiwanese wedding services provider not only tracks the garments it rents out via EPC tags, but also offers RFID-enabled invitations that guests can use to find their seats and play games.
- New Alien UHF Tags Target Challenging Retail Environments
The company has released three tags offering improved functionality, for use when items are packed tightly and tag orientation is skewed, when handheld readers are utilized and when metal and liquid are present.
- C&A Expands RFID Usage to Track Inventory
The clothing company plans to employ EPC tags and readers to manage shipments of high-demand items to a total of 25 stores, and to use the technology to monitor inventory at each location.