Oct 18, 2016RFID Journal announced today that Marks & Spencer, Decathlon, Jack Wills, Sport Zone and other leading retailers will share their lessons learned and future plans for RFID deployments at the 12th annual RFID Journal LIVE! Europe conference and exhibition, to be held in London, England, on Nov. 10, 2016. The one-day event will feature a conference track focused on the retail and apparel sectors, as well as fast-track RFID certification training.
LIVE! Europe is designed to help companies determine the best RFID technology for their needs, learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with deployment. This year's conference will open with three general sessions, and then divide into two tracks. The Retail Track will include case studies presented by retailers currently benefiting from the use of RFID, and will feature such topics as:
• How Marks & Spencer is broadening and deepening its use of RFID (see Marks & Spencer Expects to Achieve 100 Percent RFID-Tagging by 2017 and Why Marks & Spencer Talks About RFID)
• How Decathlon uses the technology to increase sales and reduce shrinkage (see Decathlon Sees Sales Rise and Shrinkage Drop, Aided by RFID)
• How Sport Zone utilizes RFID to achieve higher stock accuracy (see Sport Zone Raises Inventory Accuracy With RFID)
• How John Lewis is successfully deploying RFID for selected fashion merchandise across all its branches
The main track will include sessions covering a wide variety of applications relevant to companies in manufacturing, logistics and other industries. Session highlights will include:
• Laying the foundation for an omnichannel strategy with RFID
• How DePuy Synthes, a provider of orthopedic and neurological products and services, is using the technology to improve efficiency
• How retailer Jack Wills deploys RFID to drive stock accuracy
• How Malibu Rum executed the consumer packaged goods (CPG) world's largest trial of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology (see Malibu Rum Serves Up NFC-Connected Bottles)
• How Speedy Services tracks the status of construction tools and assets using RFID and the Internet of Things (see RFID Helps U.K. Tool-Rental Company Better Serve Customers)
Event sponsors include leading RFID technology companies, such as Checkpoint Systems (UK) Ltd., PervasID, Avery Dennison RFID and Zebra Technologies, which will showcase their latest products and solutions. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive fast-track RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate training, to be presented by RFID4U on Nov. 9.
For additional information regarding RFID Journal LIVE! Europe, visit www.rfidjournalevents.com/europe.