- Hotel Keeps Uniform Inventory With RFID
A Buenos Aires luxury hotel is using RFID to make sure employees always have a clean, crisp uniform ready when they show up at work.
- Retailers See RFID's Potential to Fight Shrinkage
Store operators are beginning to explore new applications for radio frequency identification, including using it as a tool for preventing product theft—or for reducing its impact.
- Jones Apparel Group Plans RFID Pilot in Nine West Stores
At two sites in New York, the company plans to test the ability of item-tagging to help improve stock availability, productivity and customer service.
- Italian RFID Lab Gets Fashion-Forward
The University of Parma facility is working with a number of clothing and accessory manufactures and retailers to stitch together the business benefits of RFID technology.
- Outdoor Clothing and Equipment Retailer Tests RFID-EAS Tags
At one of Northland's stores in Graz, Austria, items are fitted with EPC Gen 2 tags that allow the company not only to manage its inventory but also to know if goods are leaving the store without being purchased.
- Ko-RFID Tackles RFID Business Collaboration Processes
Supported by Germany's Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, the project hopes to address the challenges companies face when sharing information collected via RFID.
- Leading Early Adopters to Speak at RFID in Fashion 2008
The third annual event produced by RFID Journal and the American Apparel & Footwear Association will feature companies from around the world that are using RFID to cut costs and boost sales.
- Avery Dennison Ramps Up Its RFID R&D
The inlay manufacturer hired two new engineering execs to build strengths in RFID testing and application development.
- Boboli to Use EPC Gen 2 Tags to Track Tyke Togs
The Spanish clothing company hopes the technology will make the receiving and shipping processes at its main DC more efficient and accurate, as well as speed up the apparel's distribution to individual stores.
- Sock-Maker Running Faster With RFID-Directed Production
Gelal has seen a 40 percent improvement in productivity at its Istanbul factory, thanks to a tracking system comprising EPC Gen 2 tags and interrogators.
- VRF Offering Dynamic Price Tags
The startup has developed item-level RFID tags with electronic-paper screens for displaying changeable price information and automatic markdowns, as well as for inventory and theft control within retail settings.
- American Apparel Makes a Bold Fashion Statement With RFID
The retailer has already adopted item-level tagging at its Columbia University store, and expects to RFID-enable its 16 other New York City locations during the next three months.
- Apparel Manufacturer Suits Up With RFID
A Japanese clothing maker places garments on hangars fitted with EPC Gen 2 tags, enabling it to track the items during their final stages of production.
- An Interview With Impinj CEO Bill Colleran
Impinj CEO Bill Colleran spoke with RFID Journal Editor Mark Roberti about the state of the market for UHF EPC systems, trends for 2008 and Impinj's product plans.
- Eco-friendly Clothing Store Plans to Debut With RFID
When Maskyelin opens for business in April, its employees will employ an RFID system that tracks products in the store and enables customers to purchase items without standing in line.