- Bar-Code Technology Is Not Cheaper Than RFID
Many companies miss the opportunity to lower costs and boost sales because they confuse the expense of the data carrier with that of data acquisition.
- The Myth of Perfect Read Accuracy
Retailers don't need to read every tag, every time, in order to gain business benefits from RFID. Those who think they do are missing the point—and perhaps a big opportunity.
- RFID Is Getting Better All the Time
Presenting the third annual RFID Journal Awards.
- Achieving Six Sigma Retailing
Retailers would like to perform at the same level as manufacturers that have embraced Six Sigma strategies, but it can't happen without RFID.
- Best Practices in RFID
The three end-user companies that won our 2009 RFID Journal Awards are quite different, yet all had similar strategies leading to their success.
- RFID Moves Beyond Tracking
Companies are now using the technology to better manage their relationships with customers, and to enhance the value of their products.
- RFID Solutions Come of Age
A lot of new products will be on display at next week's RFID Journal LIVE! conference, including several solutions designed to solve specific business problems.
- Learn Firsthand from Those Already Achieving an ROI
Many companies have deployed RFID technologies. More than 50 of these businesses will share their experiences at one event—RFID Journal LIVE! 2009.
- The DOD's War on Waste
- RFID Adoption by Apparel Retailers Gains Momentum
American Apparel, in the United States, as well as Kaufauf, NP Collection and other European companies, are proving that the technology's benefits are just too big to be ignored.
- Another Setback for EPC RFID Adoption
News that Procter & Gamble has ceased tagging promotional displays for Wal-Mart could slow the adoption of Electronic Product Code standards.
- Restoring Confidence in the Food Chain
A 22 percent drop in peanut butter sales, caused by an outbreak of salmonella, reveals just how exposed companies are to risks, and how quickly consumers can lose faith in the supply chain's ability to provide safe food products.
- The Year Ahead: Reasons for Optimism
Out of crisis will come renewal, as companies transform themselves with the help of RFID and other technologies.
- What the Sam's Club Announcement Means
Sam's Club's letter confirms the company's commitment to EPC RFID technology, gives suppliers additional time to meet the tagging requirements wisely, and should also serve as a wakeup call to all other retailers.
- A Year of Ups and Downs
The economic tumult dominated the news in 2008, but there were still many positive developments in the RFID industry.