The For Boys For Girls store chain has invested in greater efficiency and agility through radio frequency identification technology.
Checkpoint Systems' Inventory Quarantine solution for retailers and distribution centers automates the process of isolating apparel handled in fitting rooms or returned by a customer, until any COVID-19 transmission risk has passed.
Sonra and other brands are launching an encrypted, tamper-evident solution with app and blockchain functionality, provided by collectID, to help collectors ensure authenticity, gain brand content and manage collections digitally.
SML Group's survey of 20 companies finds that the greatest concern as quarantines lift will be gaining visibility into idled stock, so the RFID technology company is offering a solution including tags, leased handheld readers and cloud-based inventory management.
Montreal's Jewish General Hospital leveraged its existing RFID management system for tracking hospital garments to enable an overnight ramp-up of scrubs demands to meet COVID-19 related regulations.
Companies can use particle-free conductive inks to print the electronics directly onto smart wearables rather than having to add them afterwards.
Making the case for scrubs-management systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The BlueGriot NFC hanger, on display at Galeries Lafayette, provides shoppers with an automated way to locate the right size of a garment and request it in a fitting room.
Infinite Peripherals' MaglinQ can be attached to a smartphone or tablet with an OtterBox, enabling store associates to access information and share it with shoppers as they browse apparel products, and to fill a virtual shopping basket for those customers.
Technology companies have spent the past year expanding RFID use in apparel and other retail deployments, while health care, manufacturing, aviation and other sectors are expected to follow that trend.