Archive for category: "Retail and Fashion"

6 most common FAQs of Barcode vs RFID

Last week I gave Business students at Turku University a guest lecture on the use of barcode and RFID technologies in Retail Operations. The students asked what people unfamiliar with RFID technology often ask - hence I thought the topic is worth a blog.

RFID: the Revenue Stream Game-Changer

RFID is changing the make, store and ship revenue model for good. The technology can enable 99% inventory accuracy, which can impact the bottom line by reducing out-of-stock (OOS) situations, drastically reducing inventory-related sales losses.

Who carries the cost of RFID adoption in retail item-level RFID projects?

When starting to calculate ROI for RFID investment companies start looking at when different cost will occur and how to pay it back.

Do they see what you see? Benefits of RFID in fashion retail from a customer point of view

The benefits that retailers are able to gain from RFID technology are relatively easy to see. But how about customer attitudes? We set out to look into customer perceptions of RFID technology in retail stores in more detail.

The essentials of ROI calculation in retail RFID

The challenge in the spread of RFID is mentioned by many to derive from the difficulty to predict the cost. This blog offers a view on what are the different elements of RFID investment and suggest an idea on how to evaluate cost using a fictional case.

How to decide between a mobile and a fixed RFID reader in retail environment?

At the heart of RFID investment are the readers. Although they are not always the costliest element, without them the investment makes no sense. This blog looks at retail use cases to offer some guidelines on when to choose mobile and when fixed readers.

Interview series: 1-ON-2 with Matjaz Novak and Tom Vieweger

The time has come to hear two software vendors' point of views on RFID. We interviewed Matjaz Novak and Tom Vieweger from Enso Detego, a company specialized in Auto-ID software solutions.

Interview series: 1-ON-1 with Jorma Lalla

This week we wanted to find out what the opportunities and challenges are for an RFID hardware vendor. And who better to ask, than our own Jorma Lalla, a true champion when it comes to developing and promoting RFID.

Step inside the School of RFID!

The RFID Arena is an official platform for the School of RFID with articles, white papers and blog posts by industry opinion leaders, Nordic ID RFID experts, organization and university research representatives and retailers.

Get schooled - on RFID.

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