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Chuck E. Cheese to Start Using RFID Cards Instead of Tokens for its Games

Chuck E. Cheese to Start Using RFID Cards Instead of Tokens for its Games

Kids party & restaurant chain giant Chuck E. Cheese’s has partnered with RFID solutions provider, Semnox to install its premier RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system in all stores to replace tokens. Together, they have recently completed installing the wireless system at over 100 Chuck E. Cheese’s locations nationwide. Chuck E. Cheese’s goal is to create positive, […]

August 28 2016 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Fujitsu Launches UHF RFID Tags for Fashion Apparel and Accessories

Fujitsu Launches UHF RFID Tags for Fashion Apparel and Accessories

Fujitsu has announced today that it has developed a new, low cost, Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) RFID tag suitable for fashion apparel, garments, and accessories. The new Fujitsu WT-A522L Fashion tag, which is about the size of a typical shirt collar stay, is virtually imperceptible when installed in the sheerest of garments. Fujitsu will be showing […]

January 14 2016 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Large European Retailer Rolls Out RFID Across All Stores to Enable Omni-Channel Accurate Inventory Management

Large European Retailer Rolls Out RFID Across All Stores to Enable Omni-Channel Accurate Inventory Management

JBC, Belgium’s largest clothing retailer announced that they have rolled out RFID technology throughout JBC’s entire supply chain, from point of production through its distribution center (DC) to its 144 stores in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and  across 17 Million RFID-Enabled Items. JBC is pioneering the adoption of RFID technology in Belgium to provide accurate merchandise visibility […]

December 15 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Levi Strauss & Co. Teams Up with Intel to Test RFID in Stores

Levi Strauss & Co. Teams Up with Intel to Test RFID in Stores

The popular jeans retailer Levi’s® has been piloting RFID technology with the help of technology giant Intel to develop a proof of concept that delivers near real-time inventory monitoring in our Levi’s® Plaza Store in San Francisco. With this collaboration, Levi’s has the ability to provide almost 100% inventory visibility due to constant scanning capabilities. […]

October 9 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Winter Ski Resorts to Introduce RFID Technology for Hands-Free Lift & Gondola Access

Winter Ski Resorts to Introduce RFID Technology for Hands-Free Lift & Gondola Access

Intrawest Resorts Holdings (NYSE:SNOW), a Canadian and American mountain resort company, announced that Radio-Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology will be initiated at its various Steamboat & Winter Park resorts for the upcoming 2015 and 2016 winter season with SKIDATA. “Always looking to enhance the guest experience, we’re excited to roll out RFID technology at Steamboat and Winter Park this season,” said […]

September 10 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

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 »