POSCO, one of the world’s leading steelmakers, has deployed an RFID-based logistics system to streamline critical operational processes, provide its customers with real-time product information and improve packaging and shipping accuracy. It will soon begin tagging more than 2 million products annually.
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RFID in retail continues to gain steam. Retailers large and small are deploying the technology, and those with established programs in place are expanding the scope of the products covered. Macy’s, which has emerged as a leader in RFID adoption, is rapidly moving beyond apparel tagging. This month consumer goods manufacturer Lifetime Brands started shipping eight [...]
Retailer American Apparel has fully deployed RFID at its 254 stores around the world and will further utilize RFID to enable self-checkout in the upcoming months. In addition, the retail chain is piloting a fixed infrastructure reader system that will allow it to eliminate the use of handheld readers in the future. American Apparel, which [...]
The jewelry industry typically enjoys shrink rates that are far lower than the rest of the retail world. That makes sense because so much inventory is held behind lock and key. Even a relatively low industry shrink rate of 0.52 percent wasn’t good enough for Erin Limas, the chief financial officer at Borsheims, a single-store [...]