- Checkpoint Backs Goliath
Labeling and security systems provider Checkpoint invests in Goliath Solutions and its plan to use RFID to track retail displays.
- House of Fraser Tags Its Garments
Supply chain manager Exel will run a yearlong trial that uses combined EAS/RFID tags to track Fraser's womenswear from factory to point of sale.
- Target Issues RFID Mandate
The retailer plans to require suppliers to put EPC tags on pallets and cases beginning in late spring 2005.
- Marks & Spencer Expands RFID Trial
Pleased with results of its trial that placed tags on men’s clothing, U.K. retailer Marks & Spencer says it plans to extend item-level tagging to multiple stores.
- Gift Cards Go Contactless
Contactless payment solution provider ViVOtech unwraps a contactless gift card system for retailers.
- NCR Offers In-Store RFID Service
The company aims to help retailers begin analyzing and planning in-store applications today.
- Checkpoint Offers Fixed-Price Plan
The company will design and deploy an RFID pilot network for one all-inclusive rate.
- Metro Readies RFID Rollout
Germany’s largest retailer expects its top 100 suppliers to tag pallets and cases by November and establishes timetables for stores and other suppliers.
- IDC Forecasts Bubble, Burst, Boom
The author of a new report sees the RFID market for the retail supply chain growing to $1.3 billion in 2008, and then declining before the real growth starts.
- Forrester: Consumers Want Value
A survey by the technology research company found consumers are willing to share information if they get value in return, but many companies are afraid to ask personal questions.
- RFID Benefits for Drugmakers
At a recent educational seminar organized by Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, pharmaceutical manufacturers discussed the far-reaching advantages and potential pitfalls of RFID technology.
- Selfridges Trials Tagged Shipments
Supply chain manager Exel will expand its RFID trial to track shipments for U.K. department store chain.
- Dexit Turns RFID Cards into Cash
A Canadian company's new service lets consumers make small purchases using a contactless system.
- Two More RFID Test Centers Open
Software provider RedPrairie and systems integrator Xterprise launch facilities to help suppliers ensure compliance with Wal-Mart's RFID requirements.
- California Holds New RFID Hearing
State senators worry that consumers have no legal protection against loss of privacy through RFID use.