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Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

In a recent blog post on the Target corporate website, Keri Jones, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Operations discussed Target’s plan to start using RFID technology. Keri explained how it was a really exciting time to be in retail, thanks to extraordinary developments in technology that have made it possible to create, […]

June 7 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

The Shelf RFID Antennas being introduced by RFID Canada in the Canadian market are Low Profile – High Performance RFID Antennas designed to be used with most UHF readers. These RFID antennas are manufactured by New Zealand based Times-7 and part of the Slimline brand of antennas.   These shelf RFID antennas are thin and […]

March 24 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Tim Hortons Mobile App is First HCE – NFC Deployment in Canada and Set to Accelerate Mobile Payments

Tim Hortons Mobile App is First HCE – NFC Deployment in Canada and Set to Accelerate Mobile Payments

ACT (Advanced Card Technologies) Canada has presented Clearbridge Mobile with the prestigious IVIE Award for its development of Tim Hortons’ TimmyMe mobile wallet application. The deployment marks a 1st in North America to pioneer the commercial roll-out of a closed-loop cloud-based mobile payment solution that utilizes HCE (host card emulation) and NFC (near field communications) […]

February 19 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Retail Giant Macy’s Expands RFID to Fashion Categories

Retail Giant Macy’s Expands RFID to Fashion Categories

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s to help launch Apple Pay; same-day delivery to be piloted in fall 2014; new POS technology and customer service enhancements in testing; new apps, web functionality and mobile wallet launched; RFID being expanded to fashion categories. “Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s remain committed to operating at the forefront of innovation, as well as fostering […]

January 26 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

GS1 US Launches New Guideline to Support RFID Implementation in Retail Industry

GS1 US Launches New Guideline to Support RFID Implementation in Retail Industry

GS1 US has released a new guideline called the “Tagged Item Performance Protocol” (TIPP) to help the retail sector consistently define, test and verify the performance level of Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-enabled Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. Developed by retailers, suppliers and technology solution providers, TIPP offers a standardized system to benchmark the performance of […]

January 19 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

UHF RFID Tags Enabled for Easy and Remote Identification of Stolen Bikes

UHF RFID Tags Enabled for Easy and Remote Identification of Stolen Bikes

The solution, named CycloSafe, was developed around a clever idea to equip mailmen of bpost with mobile reader devices to track and locate lost bicycles. The solution uses passive UHF (ultra-high frequency) RFID technology with 2 Confidex Silverline Slim™ RFID tags installed on the frame of the bike to enable easy and remote identification of […]

December 8 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

This year’s Alternatives Golf Tournament participants will be engaged and tested by tapping their RFID badges by being asked a number of questions about the charity to help determine the smartest & best foursome. By answering questions correctly, foursomes will be able to improve their overall golf score and therefore increase their chances of winning […]

September 14 2014 | Posted in NFC News, Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

New RFID Reader in Canada Allows for Optimized Parking Management

New RFID Reader in Canada Allows for Optimized Parking Management

(RFIDWorld.ca) MAXU1002 is a standalone RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader designed for vehicle access control. It can be mounted anywhere as vehicles enter and exit areas, such as parking lots or gated facilities. Its Long Range and Rugged Access Control System was designed to withstand harsh outdoor conditions, making it ideal for Canadian icy winters. […]

September 8 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

IntelliPay, an advanced cashless payment system created by a Canadian RFID solutions company, Intellitix, for live events was used at the Toronto culinary event, Taste of Toronto between July 24 and July 27 at the Fort York National Historic site. The four-day food and drinks festival allowed attendees to load money onto a RFID-enabled Taste […]

August 13 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Tyco Retail Solutions announced that Inditex Group, owner of some of the largest fashion retail brands including Zara, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Stradivarius, and Oysho, has awarded Tyco a chain-wide contract for RFID-based inventory intelligence. The Tyco solution is currently deployed in 700 Zara stores across the globe in 22 countries. “Implementation of […]

July 29 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »