- RFID to Revolutionize Coca-Cola's Dispensers
The Freestyle system uses passive RFID tags, enabling a single beverage dispenser to provide consumers with more than 100 drink options, as well as track how well each sells.
- American Apparel's Zander Livingston to Keynote at RFID in Fashion 2009
Livingston, the retailer's head of RFID, will explain how his company increased sales by 15 percent, at RFID Journal's fourth annual event, to be held Aug. 12-13.
- Calif. Researchers Tag Cadavers, Body Parts
The project adds the University of California to a growing list of hospitals and schools turning to RFID technology to track human bodies, tissues or specimens.
- Researchers to Reveal RFID Benchmarks for Apparel Retail at RFID In Fashion 2009
The University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center will reveal industry benchmarks regarding the benefits that can be achieved using RFID in apparel stores, at RFID Journal's fourth annual event, to be held in New York City on Aug. 12-13.
- RFID Raises Profits at Plant Nursery
After developing and deploying an RFID system to track trays of seedlings at its own greenhouse, Knox Nursery plans to market the solution to other plant growers as well.
- New Belgium Brewing Rolls Out RFID to Track Kegs
The company expects the system will decrease the man-hours spent tracking the kegs and the product they contain, as well as reduce the need to order extra kegs.
- H&M Bay Cools Its Freight With RFID
EPC Gen 2 passive tags enable the shipping company to track the location of temperature-sensitive goods at its new cold-storage facilities, and to share that information with its customers.
- Volkswagen de Mexico Employing RFID to Improve Parts Distribution
The application enabled the company's Puebla plant to lower its yearly expenses associated with parts distribution by 30 percent.
- VCF, TMPA to Sponsor RFID in Fashion Conference
The fourth annual RFID Journal apparel event, to be held in New York City on Aug. 12-13, will focus on helping retailers and suppliers improve on-shelf availability, increase sales and reduce supply chain costs.
- RFID Journal LIVE! Wins Broad Industry Praise
RFID Journal's seventh annual conference and exhibition is being widely hailed as a huge success, despite taking place during the most difficult economic conditions in a generation.
- Dillard's, U. of Ark. Study Quantifies RFID's Superiority to Manual Inventory Counts
The results, based on a project carried out in three of the retailer's stores, involved more than 1,000 pairs of men's jeans labeled with EPC Gen 2 RFID tags.
- EPCglobal Reveals Details of Tokyo-Amsterdam Shipment Project
Supply chain partners and customs authorities used EPCIS database software to gain information regarding containers loaded with Canon printer cartridges, and secured with 433 MHz active RFID seals.
- IBM, Motorola Execs Say RFID Is Key to Better World
RFID can be used to instrument social, economic and environmental changes globally, according to IBM's Martin Wildberger and Motorola's Jerry McNerney.
- RFID Plays Crucial Military Role in Middle East
Major General James L. Hodge says the technology helps move cargo into and out of Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, despite bad weather, theft and pilferage, attacks and other problems.
- Charles Voegele Group Finds RFID Helps It Stay Competitive
Switzerland's largest clothing retailer says that despite the economic recession, the best time for retailers and product suppliers to invest in RFID technology is now.