- 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.
- RFID Study Quantifies ROI for Apparel Suppliers
University of Arkansas researchers find that by using item-level RFID tags to audit shipments, a garment manufacturer could dramatically improve shipment accuracy, as well as confidence in that accuracy, thereby reducing the incidence of retailer chargebacks.
- Tampa Bay Lightning Strikes Gold With RFID
The hockey team says it has boosted sales by offering jerseys with embedded passive tags to season-pass holders, entitling them to discounts at its stadium's concessions stands and stores.
- New Chicago-area Casino Chips Its Uniforms
To streamline the management of its complicated uniform inventory process, Rivers Casino has sewn EPC RFID tags into 20,000 pieces of apparel.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 10th Annual Event
RFID Journal LIVE! 2012 will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.
- Colombian Retailer Crystal Vestimundo Plans Second Item-Level RFID Pilot
Results of its first three-month pilot showed a significant reduction in labor associated with the shipping, receiving and inventorying of tagged apparel items; now, the company is preparing to run a more ambitious in-store trial.
- Warmkraft Boosts Order-Fulfillment Efficiency With RFID
The military uniform finisher is using EPC Gen 2 tags to reduce mispacks by 96 percent, and has cut shipping-related labor costs in half thanks to technology provided by SimplyRFID.
- Lord & Taylor Tags Shoes, Boosts Sales
By attaching EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to shoes displayed on its sales floor, the retailer can ensure that customers can see every shoe style it sells.
- New Brazilian Fashion Chain Launches With RFID
At its debut store, Memove is using its garments' sewn-in EPC Gen 2 tags to increase efficiency at its DC and store, as well as improve its customers' experiences.
- RFID Delivers Unexpected Benefits at American Apparel
A major reduction in employee theft, fewer processes errors and lower employee turnover add to the company's return on investment in RFID.
- University of Parma's RFID Lab Launches Test Program for Apparel
The "RFID 4 fashion certified" initiative is intended to determine how well EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID readers, tags and printer-encoders perform in real-world use cases for Europe's garment industry.