- American Apparel's RFID Guru Launches RFID Software Startup RFID_Software RFID_Services
The new company, Truecount, will provide software solutions offering functionality designed specifically to meet the needs of the retail industry.
- Digital In-Store Ad Network Works With RFID
Three California businesses will test the Novitaz Digital Ad Network, using battery-powered 433 MHz RFID loyalty cards to identify customers and provide promotional text messages offering discounts.
- Staff Jeans to Introduce RFID-enabled Customer Services
Already using EPC Gen 2 tags at the item level in its factories and DC, the Greek clothing company is expanding its use of the technology to offer garment information and shopping suggestions at its flagship store.
- RFID Helps Blind Workers Do Their Jobs
The system's developer says the RFID software designed for blind users is not only effective, it's an improvement on its original RFID software.
- Checkpoint Systems Creates RFID-centric 'Visibility' Division
The company has established a Merchandise Visibility Solutions division that will focus on swiftly providing comprehensive item-level RFID systems to retailers around the world, along with installation and maintenance services.
- RFID Helps Florida Shoe Retailer Keep Its Customers From Walking Away
Peltz Shoes has developed its own item-level RFID system to track the 30,000 pairs of shoes at each of its Tampa-area stores, improving inventory accuracy and reducing inventory-related labor costs.
- Wal-Mart Relaunches EPC RFID Effort, Starting With Men's Jeans and Basics
The retailer has shifted its focus from tagging all pallets and cases to working with suppliers to tag items in categories where the company and its partners will see the biggest benefits.
- Momentum Is Growing for Item-Level Tagging, Survey Says
The Aberdeen Group finds that 57 percent of retailers using or planning to deploy RFID prefer to employ the technology at the item level, and that many are utilizing the technology to improve inventory accuracy, as well as for a range of other applications.
- RFID in Fashion Event Goes Virtual
RFID Journal is transforming its RFID in Fashion face-to-face event, sponsored by Avery Dennison, into an online event to be held on Sept. 28.
- USAF Boot Camp Tracks Boots
Defense Supply Center Philadelphia is installing an RFID system to ensure U.S. Air Force recruits acquire the proper clothing and footwear for their training and active duty, as well as to track goods though the supply chain from vendors, third-party-logistics providers and military warehouses.
- Free Webinar to Present Smart Strategies for Deploying RFID at Apparel and Footwear Stores
Leading experts on the use of RFID in apparel will address back-end integration, business process change, system complexity, tagging challenges and other issues.
- Serge Blanco Store Takes Stock of RFID
The French luxury sportswear company's Toulon location is using RFID to take inventory throughout the day, with the goal of gauging the technology's ability to decrease out-of-stocks, save labor and improve sales.
- Positek RFID Offering UHF System for Tracking Linens, Textiles
The provider of RFID-based garment-tracking systems for the hospitality and garment-rental industries is launching a solution that utilizes EPC Gen 2 tags from Fujitsu Frontech North America.
- KissAFrog Leaps into RFID
The online seller of luxury fashions and accessories hopes that tagging its merchandise will lead to improved inventory visibility—and make certain the goods its customers purchase are in stock.
- Vancouver Hotel Tracks an Olympic Quantity of Washable Items
The Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel is using soft rubber RFID tags to manage sheets, uniforms and other laundered assets, reducing labor tracking inventory, lost items and the need for safety stock.