- Addressing Conflicting Tagging Requirements
Apparel suppliers and retailers must agree on best practices for RFID-tagging items at the point of manufacture.
- Getting to the Tipping Point
Apparel retailers and manufacturers will soon be engaged in a "virtuous cycle" that will lead to item-level tagging throughout the supply chain.
- What Else Can You Do With an RFID Fashion Label?
Don't use RFID just for logistics and inventory management. Here are a few ways in which retailers can employ the technology to provide new services to their customers.
- Don't Just Automate—Innovate!
RFID can do much more than speed up existing processes.
- RFID-Labeling Apparel Items
Here's how to set up your printer-encoder software.
- Tracking Your Competitors
Why you should care where you are in the RFID adoption phase.
- Will Chip-Based Serialization Lock Suppliers into a Single Chip Vendor?
A recent agreement among chipmakers is designed to enable apparel suppliers and others to use RFID tags with different chips, but you should look at the issues carefully before opting for serialization solutions that employ the tag ID.
- Serialization Roadmap
A top-level tagging plan will help apparel suppliers identify items now, and pave the way for tracking more products in the future.
- Identifying Items
Apparel suppliers need to decide how they will assign unique serial numbers.
- RFID Earns a Second Chance
Apparel retailers are using the technology to improve inventory management, which increases sales and reduces working capital.
- Corralling Stray Reads
Filters on fixed and handheld readers ensure data accuracy, providing retailers with real-time inventory visibility.
- Sidestepping Capital Costs
New solutions make RFID technology more manageable—and affordable—for apparel retailers.
- RFID-ROI-SME Project Promises Big Help for Small Business
Eight pilot deployments are designed to show how RFID can become a productivity tool during a time of financial recession, especially for companies that operate under constrained budgets.
- Closing the RFID Knowledge Gap in Apparel and Footwear
At current price points, RFID makes an excellent fit for apparel and footwear retailers.
- Meeting the Needs of Small and Midsized Suppliers
Adoption of RFID by small and medium businesses is critical to the technology's long-term success, but SMBs face unique challenges.