- Déjà Vu All Over Again
As they did with Wal-Mart, many suppliers are assuming Sam's Club will back off its EPC tagging requirements.
- Tagging Sellable Units
Sam's Club has spelled out an aggressive timetable for item-level tracking. Help is at hand, so suppliers can successfully tag a wide variety of products and achieve internal benefits.
- Protecting the Food Supply
Greater regulation might be required to protect the food supply, and if the government takes the initiative to encourage the use of RFID technology, it would ease the pain of compliance.
- DOD Soon to Reveal Its RFID Progress
The U.S. Department of Defense has been fairly quiet regarding its RFID rollout over the past two years, but it soon plans to showcase some of what it has been up to.
- Big RFID Deals and Their Meaning
Do Impinj's purchase of Intel's RFID reader chip business, and Checkpoint's acquisition of OATSystems, indicate we're about to see a wave of consolidation within the RFID industry?
- RFID Is Now in Fashion
More apparel, footwear and accessory companies are getting serious about deploying RFID because early adopters have proven the business benefits, and because product improvements have made the technology easier to deploy.
- When Oil Is $200 a Barrel
As the price of raw crude soars, companies must find ways to reduce transportation and other costs. RFID could help.
- Good Strategy for a Bad Economy
Former GE CEO Jack Welch says a bad economic climate is the best time to invest in new technologies.
- Evangelizing RFID
It's not about the technology—it's about what the technology can do.
- Tracking the RFID Market
RFID Journal is launching a new report to help technology providers and end-user companies better understand the state of the market for RFID products and services.
- Give Your Views to the EU—Now!
The European Commission is proposing requirements that could dramatically curtail the benefits of RFID technology, so end users and vendors need to submit comments before April 25.
- Banning Skimming
Washington State is close to passing a law that would prohibit people from reading RFID tags in items you own without your knowledge.
- In Recognition of Excellence
The 2008 RFID Journal Award winners demonstrate what can be achieved by applying radio frequency identification to different business problems.
- What's In Your Supply Chain?
Recent reports suggest companies could face significant lawsuits because of an inability to know what their suppliers are doing.
- Keeping the Faith Six Years On
RFID Journal just celebrated its sixth anniversary, and my faith in the capitalist system continues to be rewarded.