- Retail Reload, Mainetti Partner on Omnichannel and Big-Data Solutions
The two companies are offering retailers a solution that tracks data about goods in stores beyond inventory management, either with QR codes or using handheld or fixed RFID readers.
- RFID News Roundup
Sensormatic Solutions offers RF-based EAS technology for retail; Balluff intros new handheld UHF RFID reader; Avery Dennison opens European intelligent labels hub; Altizon showcases IIoT manufacturing solutions; AtomBeam Technologies joins LoRa Alliance; IIoT study compares BehrTech platform against LoRa LPWAN; Simbe Robotics raises $26 million in Series A funding.
- Sales Up By 40 Percent for New York Venues With RFID Wristband
Billfold POS's HF RFID-based solution allows concert-goers to make credit card payments for food, beverages and merchandise at Brooklyn Mirage and similar venues, thereby reducing payment times to less than five seconds and reducing or eliminating queues.
- RFID Brings Intelligence to Texas Warehouse Roll-Up Doors
The high-speed doors were opening inadvertently to allow forklift drivers access to freezers and coolers, so the retailer operating that warehouse acquired a battery-assisted passive RFID solution from TagMaster to pinpoint a forklift's location, confirm a driver's authorization to enter, prompt the subsequent door opening and store the related data.
- Authentic Feet Manages Nike Stock via RFID
The sports shoe manufacturer ships products with radio frequency identification tags already attached, which has automated 60 percent of the store's inventory management.
- Lacoste Creates High-Tech RFID Showroom
The company uses RFID to locate goods, as well as prevent unauthorized exits and product misplacements, in its new Le Club store concept.
- RFID Adds Intelligence to Cabinet Locking Solution
Accuride's Senseon Plus, designed for use by pharmacies, hospitals, veterinarians and retailers, allows companies to automate the locking and unlocking of cabinets, as well as control who accesses them and when.
- RFID Speaks Up for Prescription Labels
Sam's Club and Walmart are the latest pharmacy chains to announce that they are using an HF RFID-based solution from En-Vision America that reads prescription data on a medication's tag, then audibly reads that information to a visually impaired patient.
- RFID in a Day Attracts Label Companies, Brands
SMAG Graphique is showcasing how RFID technology can be used for its label-converting equipment customers, as it recently released two new converting machines for UHF RFID-enabled product labels.
- Blockchain Solution Employs NFC for Supply Chain Accountability
ShipChain and GTX are partnering to offer a solution that captures supply chain data throughout perishable goods' journey from manufacturer to consumer, with a goal of boosting visibility and trust.
- RFID Reader Manufacturer Sees Sales Soar
UHF RFID reader inventories from a major supplier have fallen rapidly due to demand from a large Brazilian retailer.
- Fashion Retailer Leverages Virtual Shielding to Overcome Stray RFID Reads
Superdry has launched a solution from Nedap that employs the technology company's virtual shielding to prevent spill-over tag reads that had been affecting read accuracy in the retailer's previous solution.
- RFID Brings Gains to Small Apparel Brand
Southern Fried Cotton, which opted to leverage a technology more commonly deployed by big companies, has brought its customer chargeback rate down by 98.8 percent, increased its warehouse efficiency and achieved an ROI within less than a year.
- Retailer Rolls Out RFID Across 1,000 Stores This Year
The Foschini Group has committed to deploying RFID technology across its brands throughout South Africa and beyond, beginning with its Markham menswear brand, in order to bring inventory accuracy above 95 percent.
- IoT Tracks Vending and Coffee Machines
Vendon is partnering with AT&T to provide Internet of Things-based access to data regarding machines that dispense snacks and drinks, thereby helping operators, machine owners and product brands know that goods are available at the appropriate temperature.