Guest Column | July 26, 2011

Guest Column: Four Keys To Determining A Retailer's Fit For RFID-Based EAS

Guest Column: Four Keys To Determining A Retailer’s Fit For RFID-Based EAS

By Alan Sherman, Director of Marketing, Merchandise Visibility Solutions, Checkpoint Systems

How can retailers best leverage their RFID investment and source tagging for inventory management to also enhance their loss prevention capabilities?

Loss prevention solutions are typically separate from inventory management, point-of-sale, and other in-store systems. Traditional loss prevention technologies play their own critical role, detecting and deterring theft. Now, retailers are beginning to leverage open standards-based RFID for both loss prevention and inventory management, bringing previously disparate functions together in new and compelling ways.