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Report: Significant RFID Technology Adoption Surge in the Retail Industry

Report: Significant RFID Technology Adoption Surge in the Retail Industry

Tyco Retail Solutions has announced the results of a new, sponsored ChainLink Research report: Use Cases Driving the Current Surge in RFID Adoption. The ChainLink Research team surveyed and interviewed over 120 retailers from the Americas and Europe to explore the resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of RFID in retail. When asked […]

January 16 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Learn How Retailers Safeguard Merchandise and Protect Against Preventable Retail Losses

Learn How Retailers Safeguard Merchandise and Protect Against Preventable Retail Losses

Retailers who have not yet implemented available loss intelligence technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), can expect damage to the retail bottom lines to remains high going forward, with $35.28 billion in preventable dollar drain for 2012. According to a University of Florida study, this is how your retail dollars leave the store: 44.2% […]

December 24 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

Hertz Corporation has signed a partnership with Imperial College London to provide Hertz 24-7 technology-enhanced (including RFID technology), cars for staff use during working hours and for students and private requirements during evenings, weekends and holidays. More than 3,000 staff and 13,500 students now have the ability to rent a low emission or electric car from […]

October 21 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Retail Giants Help Drive Increase R&D Spend on RFID Semiconductors

Retail Giants Help Drive Increase R&D Spend on RFID Semiconductors

According to the report by Infiniti Research on Global RFID Semiconductor Market in the Apparel Industry 2012-2016, a major driving force in the RFID Apparel market is the mandates made by major retail giants that require their suppliers to use radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, mainly consisting of RFID devices. Many of the major retail giants […]

August 5 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

British Columbia Transportation Authority’s TransLink Introduces RFID Smartcard

British Columbia Transportation Authority’s TransLink Introduces RFID Smartcard

NXP RFID has announced that Canada’s South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) has adopted its MIFARE technology platform for Vancouver’s public transport system. Ranked among the world´s top 5 cities of Mercer´s Quality Living Ranking for four years, Vancouver is pursuing a Green City Plan to address urban challenges including the optimization of transportation […]

February 6 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

British Retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) is expanding its use of RFID technology to all clothing and home wares in its stores. RFID partners since 2003, Marks & Spencer and Avery Dennison have worked together for 9 years to create specific RFID tags that are fully integrated into a complete range of labels and tickets. […]

January 23 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Apparel RFID Industry to Grow at Double the Rate of Overall RFID Market

Apparel RFID Industry to Grow at Double the Rate of Overall RFID Market

The RFID tagging of apparel is now the largest and fastest growing application of RFID in retailing, the retail supply chain and associated industries. About 100 organizations are tagging apparel in trials and rollouts. Just two – taken together – will buy 500 million tags yearly. According to new IDTechEx analysis, the systems and tag […]

January 11 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Enabled Scrabble Board Game

RFID Enabled Scrabble Board Game

For a hefty cost of $32,000, you may now build your own Scrabble board with RFID antenna on each and every tile on the game board. This comes with some dazzling lighting. Mind Sports International (MSI), built a custom RFID-enabled Scrabble board for an upcoming event in Prague. The idea was brought about to give […]

December 27 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Danier Leather Piloting RFID Software in 3 Retail Stores

Danier Leather Piloting RFID Software in 3 Retail Stores

Toronto-based Danier Leather Inc. , Canada’s largest retailer of leather clothing and accessories, has selected Truecount Corporation to pilot Truecount’s RFID software in three of its retail locations. “Danier launched two stores in April and recently added an additional store,” says Zander Livingston, Truecount’s CEO. “The three stores will be used as pilots to evaluate […]

October 30 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Wristband System Used at Ottawa Event Prevents Counterfeiting

RFID Wristband System Used at Ottawa Event Prevents Counterfeiting

Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC) announced the successful implementation of its Smart Band® RFID Wristband System at the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada from July 4 through July 15. The wristband system prevented counterfeiting and unauthorized resale, while empowering guests to link to Facebook, further promoting the event. The Bluesfest’s 300,000 guests wore PDC […]

October 24 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »