- Are RFID's Benefits to Apparel Retailers Real or Hype?
Many CEOs are skeptical, but here's why retailers have used the technology to achieve an increase in profit of 5 percent or more.
- Putting Some Science Behind RFID
Rather than asking end users to believe the technology will deliver value, the RFID industry needs to provide data enabling them to quantify the benefits.
- The Myth of Perfect Read Accuracy
Retailers don't need to read every tag, every time, in order to gain business benefits from RFID. Those who think they do are missing the point—and perhaps a big opportunity.
- RFID Adoption by Apparel Retailers Gains Momentum
American Apparel, in the United States, as well as Kaufauf, NP Collection and other European companies, are proving that the technology's benefits are just too big to be ignored.
- A Year of Ups and Downs
The economic tumult dominated the news in 2008, but there were still many positive developments in the RFID industry.
- Retailers Need to Share the Wealth (of Data)
If retailers want their suppliers to absorb the cost of tagging at the source of manufacture, they need to share more information in return.
- RFID Is Now in Fashion
More apparel, footwear and accessory companies are getting serious about deploying RFID because early adopters have proven the business benefits, and because product improvements have made the technology easier to deploy.
- Tracking the RFID Market
RFID Journal is launching a new report to help technology providers and end-user companies better understand the state of the market for RFID products and services.
- Is There Anything New in RFID?
Innovation is alive and well in the RFID industry, with new applications and deployments, and improvements in the technology.
- RFID Skeptics Embrace RFID
After hearing numerous case studies presented by early adopters at the RFID Journal—AAFA Apparel & Footwear Summit, some attendees said they would recommend their companies start pilots.
- Microsoft Moves Into RFID in a Big Way
The software giant's stepped-up RFID activities signal the start of the next stage of RFID's development—a massive increase in software applications that leverage RFID data.
- Don't Ignore the Benefits of RFID
Some companies tagging goods to meet RFID mandates are missing an opportunity to cut costs and increase sales.
- RFID Adoption Continues to Accelerate
There are so many real-world deployments of radio frequency identification that even the mainstream press is starting to take notice.
- RFID Delivers in the Apparel and Footwear Sector
Not only is the return on investment from the technology clear, but it can also be used to enhance the shopping experience.
- RFID Heats Up in Latin America
Countries south of the Rio Grande see the benefits of RFID and are moving ahead faster than you might think.