- Observations from NRF's Big Show 2019, Part I
At this year's event, everyone was selling artificial intelligence solutions—or maybe just artificial artificial intelligence solutions.
- The State of Omnichannel Retailing
The concept of buying via any channel is catching on, but challenges will expand as more shoppers buy items online and pick them up in-store, or buy those goods in-store and have them shipped to their home or another store location.
- Forbes Says It's Time for RFID in Retail
The business publication says the fact that customers want products delivered at any time and to any location means retailers need to use radio frequency identification.
- 100 Million Reasons Why Retailers Should Use RFID
Within only a single week, employees at 2,300 stores counted more than 100 million items using SML's Clarity software.
- For Some Retailers, the Strategy Is Clear—But Can They Execute?
Making shopping in stores as easy as shopping online sounds great, but delivering the experience to customers is a lot more difficult than journalists may think.
- Learning from Target
The retailer, which has embraced RFID as a core of its omnichannel strategy, is setting traffic and sales records, while laggards struggle to develop a coherent strategy for retailing in the 21st century.
- Retail Digital Transformation Guide
RFID Journal's new white paper explains what digital transformation means for retailers and how to do it right.
- Inventory Accuracy Without RFID?
Some software providers are promising to improve retailers' inventory accuracy. Here's why algorithms alone won't work.
- What Does "Digital Transformation" Really Mean?
Like "Internet of Things," the term is often undefined, or is defined very differently by various so-called experts. Here's what digital transformation is all about.
- Why More Retailers Haven't Invested in RFID
Is it that they don't understand the value of the technology, are afraid to take risks, or have other priorities?
- Is Video a Threat to RFID?
Amazon Go is using video, which has great potential to work with RFID—but here's why the technology cannot replace radio frequency identification.
- Déjà Vu at NRF's Big Show 2018
As in years past, exhibitors were touting solutions that require retailers to adopt RFID before they will be effective.
- How Will U.S. Companies Spend Their Tax Cut?
The tax rate for businesses has been cut to 21 percent, from 39.1 percent, giving profitable firms a nice windfall; smart companies will invest in technologies such as RFID.
- Delta's $2 Million Gift to the Auburn RFID Lab
Some companies want to implement RFID on the cheap, while others, such as Delta Air Lines, realize how powerful the technology is and want to get it right.
- Leading Indicators of RFID Trends
More apparel manufacturers, bar-code resellers and investors are signing up for RFID Journal's electronic newsletters. Here's what that means for the industry.