- Health Clubs Halt Towel Loss With RFID
Russian fitness centers have reduced the number of lost towels from 150 per month down to only five or 10 in three months, thanks to an RFID-based solution from ISBC Group.
- Wedding Retailer Commits to RFID
WED2B has boosted sales by 20 percent with higher inventory accuracy at its stores, thanks to an RFID-based system from Retail Asset Solutions that ensures wedding gowns and other garments and accessories are on hand for shoppers.
- Registration Now Open for RFID in Retail and Apparel 2018
RFID Journal's fourth annual event focused on the retail sector will explore the benefits that retailers and brand owners can achieve by using RFID and related technologies.
- Simbe Robotics Brings RFID to Computer Vision Robot
The robot, known as Tally, captures images and RFID tag reads from store fronts and back rooms, in order to track inventory levels and collect data regarding store displays and their effectiveness related to sales.
- Tracking Brazilian Clothes Made in China
iTag has partnered with Taiwanese company Printronix to provide RFID tags to be sewn onto garments made in Asia by brands sold in Brazil.
- RFID News Roundup
RFID tag maker Metalcraft achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification from Intertek ••• Utility Composites intros RFID tag for rough wooden surfaces ••• Senet adds network server enhancements for LoRaWAN IoT connectivity platforms ••• Kerlink, Sphinx partner to bring IoT solutions to European network integrators, resellers ••• Tageos unveils small apparel RFID tag ••• Industrial Internet Consortium announces smart printing factory testbed ••• Samsung, Cisco, Orange team up on smart-city applications in Romania ••• RFiD Discovery, Nordic ID offer new handheld reader for health care.
- Super-Slim RFID Tags for Linen Tracking
The latest linen tag from Fujitsu Frontech North America can be inserted into a standard seam in linens, uniforms and scrubs, making RFID technology deployments easier for those who manufacture such products.
- New RFID Reader Serves as All-Inclusive Point-of-Sale Device
Caen RFID's Hex reader is intended to enable retailers or other companies to accomplish functions such as selling a product without requiring additional computers, bar-code devices or power cables.
- Study Finds Value for RFID in Visual Merchandising
Seeking to learn how RFID can benefit retailers beyond inventory management and store shelf replenishment, the University of Parma has released the results of a study that used RFID to investigate how well merchandise performed in specific store display areas.
- Proposed GS1 Specification Would Link Bar-Code, QR-Code, NFC and RFID Data
The organization's working group is planning a summer release of its new spec, while EVRYTHNG, a software company co-chairing the group, is selling its own platform to manage data about a product in a single location, whether accessed via NFC, RFID or bar-code technology.
- Sales Are Up and Overstocking Is Down, Study Reports, Due to RFID Use in Stores
A University of Leicester study involving 10 participating retailers, sponsored by GS1 UK and the ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group, found that all companies realized a return on investment, with sales boosted by between 1.5 and 5.5 percent.
- RFID Helps Parents Find Lost School Uniforms
Approximately 100 schools have adopted the RagTagd system since the company launched two years ago, enabling parents to receive a text message if their child's garment is left behind in a school's lost-and-found area.
- Men's Clothing Store Brings RFID Intelligence to Fitting Room
UNTUCKit is piloting RFID technology to track the movements of its "try-on" shirts into dressing rooms, and is comparing that information to sales and traffic data in order to understand which shirts draw customers' interest, how well they fit and, ultimately, whether that leads to sales.
- RFID News Roundup
SML enters new markets for RFID beyond apparel, footwear ••• ImageFIRST introduces managed solutions for tracking scrubs, lab coats ••• FineLine Technologies acquires Ferm RFID Solutions B.V. ••• China Unicom Research Institute joins ZigBee Alliance ••• NFC Forum issues call for entries for Innovation Awards ••• Unified Office adds IoT infrastructure management to managed business communications service ••• Thales eSecurity, 451 Research report data breaches rising with transformative technology adoption.
- South Africa's The House of Busby Slashes Inventory Labor via RFID
The retailer is using Keonn RFID technology from Milestone Integrated Systems to track inventory and prevent shrinkage at one of its Johannesburg stores.