Some retailers have grown so confident in the technology that they plan to deploy during the upcoming holiday selling season, when unveiling new technology is considered a risky endeavor.
“We’re seeing retailers being very aggressive about implementing during the holiday season,” said Bill Hardgrave, Dean of the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. “It’s not about taking a chance on the technology anymore. Retailers know RFID works.”
Today, Tyco Retail Solutions announced that Inditex Group, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, has awarded Tyco a chain wide contract for RFID-based inventory intelligence. The Tyco solution is currently deployed in 700 Zara stores across 22 countries.
Here is a link to last week’s issue of RFID 24-7.