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Vision Meets Reality: Balancing Sensor Innovations With Operational Performance

See real-world examples of how RFID, RTLS and IoT technologies are being deployed in manufacturing environments.


RFID-Based Fresh Meat Solution to Lower Waste

Checkpoint’s RFID-based fresh meat solution, which is in development, is now being piloted by food retailers.


New RFID DC Solutions Verifies Merchandise Within Bulk Shipments Is Accurate

Checkpoint’s two new distribution center solutions enable retailers and manufacturers to be more productive and improve shipping accuracy.


C&A International RFID Roll-Out With Full DC Integration

C&A is rolling out Checkpoint’s RFID solution to 164 stores in France, together with full distribution center RFID integration.


Checkpoint Systems’ Sense + Respond Solution Provides Multi-Channel Retailers with Real-Time Insights, Predictive Analytics

Checkpoint has collaborated with Microsoft Corp. to bring Checkpoint RFID Merchandise Visibility solutions to the cloud, and enhance them utilizing Microsoft analytical tools. The resulting cloud-based merchandise visibility solution, Sense + Respond, provides multi-channel retailers with a flexible, fast deployment approach to gather real-time insights and predictive analytics.


Fashion Retailer Moods of Norway Chooses Checkpoint as Premier Supplier for RFID Source Tagging Global Rollout

Fashion retailer Moods of Norway has selected Checkpoint Systems as the premier supplier for its global RFID source tagging program rollout.


Clothing Retailer JBC Rolls Out RFID Across All Stores

JBC, Belgium’s largest clothing retailer recently announced that they rolled out Checkpoint’s radio-frequency identification(RFID) throughout JBC's entire supply chain, from point of production through its distribution center (DC) to its 144 stores in the region.


DECATHLON Futher Extends its RFID Source Tagging Program for Millions of Products In All its Stores Around the World

Checkpoint has been partnering with DECATHLON, the second largest global sports and leisure goods retailer, to roll-out Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions in more than 400 stores around the world and further extend its RFID source tagging program for millions of products in all its stores around the world.


Roll Out with Japan’s Major Chain AEON RETAIL and Introduction of RFID and Robots

AEON RETAIL, a major Japanese retailer, is switching out existing acousto-magnetic (AM) electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems for Checkpoint’s radio frequency identification (RFID)-upgradeable RF EAS systems to improve inventory management and shopping experience.


Latest Global Retail Theft Barometer Study Finds U.S. Retail Shrink Up

Shrink (shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud and administrative errors) rose in the U.S. from 1.28% of sales last year to 1.97%, based upon responses from common retail respondents who participated in Global Retail Theft Barometer surveys both years.


The New RF/RFID EVOLVE MV E10 2.0

The new RF/RFID E10 2.0 has a much smaller size, a new flexible design (see-through, antenna with color options customization, paper or textile advertising panels) & integrated visitor counting.


Obtain Critical Data and Analytic Intelligence With S3i RTLS Wireless In-Store Network

Increases Retail Sales, Improves On-Shelf Availability, Reduces Shrink on High-Value Merchandise
S3i, a scalable RTLS (real time location system) wireless in-store network works with enhanced Alpha High Theft Solutions’® alarmed devices to obtain critical data and analytic intelligence, increasing sales, improving on-shelf availability and reducing shrink on high-value merchandise.


RFID Upgrade Kit for EVOLVE iRange Antennas Enables Retailers to Use Single Tag for Inventory Visibility, Loss Prevention

Technology should make life easier for both consumers and retailers. The RFID upgrade kit for EVOLVE iRange P10 antennas, gives retailers a smooth migration to RFID by enabling the use of a single tag for both inventory visibility and loss prevention.


6 Key Learnings from RILA Retail Supply Chain 2015

The ‘O’ word was omnipresent at the recent RILA conference where the retail C-suite discussed the big issues. Tighter margins, data integrity and infrastructure unfit for purpose – Omni-channel issues dominated debate among suppliers and retailers at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2015. Here are the 6 key takeaways from the event.


Apparel, Eyewear RFID Success Stories & Health & Beauty Innovations at RFID Journal LIVE

Many are those looking forward to RFID Journal LIVE in San Diego, California. On the agenda, John Lewis department store retailer and Luxottica luxury and sports eyewear will be revealing how they are using RFID and NFC today…


Omni-channel strategy: the DC is your best line of defense for keeping customers happy

While many retailers feel that they are being slowly squeezed by Amazon, smart practices at the distribution center can drive efficiencies, revenue and more importantly, profits.


Total Retail Loss – an opportunity for LP leaders to widen their role

Today’s LP manager has a much bigger job to do than studying CCTV footage for shoplifters. Forward-thinking companies are beginning to see how LP executives may have a broader role in retail operations through the concept of ‘Total Retail Loss’.


This Store Lets You Shoplift for a Day

Japanese apparel chain GU recently made headlines by encouraging shoppers to shoplift their products for a day with a new "buy, wear, return" policy that is usually frowned upon in the retail industry.


RFID and Omni-Channel Retailing

The biggest advantage of omni-channel retailing is also its biggest challenge: while consumers want to use all channels simultaneously, retailers have to be able to fulfill orders accurately from all of them.


Addressing Merchandise Availability and Customer Satisfaction Challenges with the Right LP Solution

Having the right product available in the right place at the right time is essential for retailers seeking to enhance the in-store shopping experience and increase sales.


Award for Shrink Group Credited with Saving Retailers $1.7 Billion

The Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Shrink & On-Shelf Availability Group, with Colin Peacock, as Group co-chair and Director, Shrink & Store Operations Improvement, Procter & Gamble, has been honored with a prestigious award at The ECR Awards, held at the Annual ECR European Leaders Forum in Brussels.


Checkpoint and Mojix Partner to Bring Hands-Free RFID Inventory Management to Retail

Checkpoint and Mojix® Inc., the leading provider of wide-area, fixed infrastructure, passive-RFID solutions have entered into a global partnership to bring end-to-end solutions designed to improve store operations and omni-channel program execution to brick-and-mortar retailers.


Hundreds of Thousands of Checkpoint Zephyr 2 RFID Labels in Pilot Program with Large European Retailer

The New Zephyr 2 RFID label design, which is certified by the University of Arkansas’ ARC Center for item-level tagging of all apparel categories in the U.S. and Europe, has an integrated UCODE 7 chip from NXP Semiconductors, and comes with optimal read/write sensitivity for accurate counting and quicker encoding.


6 Steps Retailers Can Take Today to Reduce Out-of-Stocks

Retailers know that stockouts impact financial performance and customer satisfaction, yet relatively few have measured and implemented solutions to improve their merchandise availability. But that’s changing – quickly and dramatically.


Partnership with RGIS to Speed Retailers’ RFID Implementation

Checkpoint Systems, and RGIS, LLC, the market leader in supply chain, inventory, insights, merchandising and optimization solutions have entered into a global partnership to bring the full RFID-based inventory management solution to retailers.


7 Key Learnings from NRF Big Show 2014

We were at NRF Big Show this month, not just to show the latest Checkpoint’s innovations but also to hear about retailers’ concerns, challenges and plans for 2014.


Kohl’s Department Stores Deploys RFID in Select Departments

The biggest news at NRF Big Show in New York was "the announcement by Checkpoint that Kohl’s Department Stores has rolled out RFID," according to RFID 24-7.