- VGB Group to Deploy RFID at Its 120 Siberian and Crawford Stores
The company's decision follows its successful implementation of EPC Gen 2 technology in its Memove chain, launched last October.
- RFID Journal Announces Winner of Its First Coolest Demo Contest
At LIVE! 2012, Keonn Technologies was recognized for its AdvanMirror virtual dressing room, which uses RFID to enable people to mix and match clothing items electronically.
- RFID Helps Disney Employees Get Into Character
The company is using EPC passive UHF tags to track $100 million worth of costumes at its parks and on its cruise ships, making the issuance of garments a self-serve process, while also streamlining the counting of inventory.
- Luxury Apparel Maker to Test TexTrace's Fabric RFID Label
The new woven label, incorporating an EPC Gen 2 chip and a stitched-in antenna made of yarn, is being sewn into luxury goods, to provide brand authentication, inventory tracking and theft prevention.
- Roberto Verino Store Allows Shoppers to Wear Garments Virtually
The sales floor at the clothing retailer's Barcelona branch is equipped with Keonn Technologies' AdvanMirror, which uses RFID to display real-time images of customers wearing outfits composed of apparel of their choosing.
- Finalists Unveiled for Sixth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2012, for Best Implementation, Most Innovative Use, Best Use to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the Green Award, as well as a new award for Best RFID Thesis.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2012 to Host Auto-ID, French, Korean, Retail Apparel Pavilions
The four pavilions will showcase specific solutions providers on the show floor at RFID Journal's 10th annual conference and exhibition.
- Checkpoint Systems Launches New Tags, Encoding Solutions
The company's latest offerings were introduced to serve the growing number of apparel retailers and their suppliers seeking to deploy RFID throughout their operations to increase sales, reduce out-of-stocks and enhance loss-prevention efforts.
- Impinj Seeks to Make Serializing Data Easy
The RFID chipmaker is launching Monza Self-Serialization, its chip-based EPC serialization method designed to make it easy for a supplier to encode tags with unique ID numbers, and to ensure that it never duplicates Electronic Product Codes.
- American Apparel Adopting RFID at Every Store
After several years of trialing item-level EPC Gen 2 passive tags and readers at select locations, the clothing company is now installing the technology at all of its retail operations worldwide.
- GS1 US Offers "EPC Item-Level Readiness Program" Aimed at Retailers, Suppliers
The program, consisting of webinars, discussion groups and support tools, is intended to help U.S. consumer goods suppliers and retailers pilot and deploy EPC-based UHF Gen 2 item-level RFID technology.
- Kid's Clothing Company Uses RFID From Factory to Store
Trasluz's manufacturing plants apply EPC tags to all products, enabling the company's warehouse to track their arrival and departure, and its franchise-operated stores to employ RFID for inventory tracking, at the point of sale and for security.
- Survey Shows Half of U.S. Retailers Have Already Adopted Item-Level RFID
The survey, conducted by Accenture on behalf of the VICS Item Level RFID Initiative, finds that if tag prices continue to drop and adoption momentum remains steady, most retailers will be using RFID technology within five years.
- B:MING Clothing Stores Try RFID
A solution from Fujitsu enables the Japanese retailer to track inventory from its distribution centers to its stores, and to increase efficiency at the point of sale by reading the tags of goods sold.
- Patrizia Pepe Brings Efficiency to Its Supply Chain
The Italian fashion designer has doubled the efficiency of the intake and shipping of its apparel as the garments are processed at the company's distribution centers, while its tagged clothing can also be read at some stores by customers looking to learn more about the products.