- Apparel Tagging Moves to the Source
More companies that make labels and trim for apparel firms are reading about RFID and attending RFID Journal LIVE!, signaling that tagging is moving back in the supply chain.
- More Reflections on NRF
RFID solution providers showed off some cool applications that deliver real value.
- Reflections on RFID and NRF's Big Show
RFID is getting more attention from retailers, but not nearly as much as it deserves—and many companies still don't grasp how the technology can improve their business.
- 10 Predictions for 2016
This will be a good year for the RFID industry, especially for companies selling systems to retail and apparel businesses.
- How I Fared on 2015's Predictions
The RFID industry made progress, but not as I had expected.
- RFID's Reputation Turns Positive
A segment on Good Morning America about Target's Wonderland store in Manhattan portrays the technology in glowing terms.
- Reversing the Decline in Productivity
If companies begin investing again in new technologies, workers will become more efficient.
- Retailers Embrace RFID
Chains that sell apparel now realize radio frequency identification technology is an essential tool for maintaining accurate inventory, improving store execution and selling across all channels.
- One Small Retailer Abandons RFID
It appears that poor-quality tags and poor process management were at fault.
- VCs Rediscover RFID
Deals are still hard to find, but interest has been rekindled by large-scale deployments in retail, manufacturing, health care and other sectors.
- Observations From NRF's Big Show, Part 1
There was more interest in RFID applications, and solution providers are enhancing their systems so they scale more easily across a chain of stores.
- How RFID Could Save Retailers $42 Billion Annually
A new study shows retailers lost $128 billion globally to theft, fraud and administrative error, but radio frequency identification technology could reduce that amount by as much as 40 percent.
- How to Grow the RFID Market, Part 1
There is only one way to do it, which is to convert one company at a time until we achieve critical mass.
- The World Is Different
Efficiencies once unimaginable are now being achieved by companies using radio frequency identification technology.
- Next Up: A Passive UHF Reader in Your Phone
Apple's embrace of NFC means all new phones will have an RFID reader—but they also need to be able to read Electronic Product Codes.