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RFID on the rise in fashion

just-style.com | 22 Jan 2008

Retailers such as M&S, Tesco, Wal-Mart and Metro are among the pioneers of RFID across their supply chains. But as well as enhancing inventory visibility and reducing shrinkage and out-of-stocks for fashion firms, RFID offers benefits for the consumer too, as Niki Tait finds out.

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Japan apparel group cuts costs with RFID

just-style.com | 23 Mar 2010

The first large scale item-level RFID roll-out in Japanese apparel stores has been undertaken by a consortium of apparel and textile companies including Flandre, Teijin Group and Sumikin Bussan Corp.

Basic House taps RFID for supply chain visibility

just-style.com | 13 Jan 2010

Korean apparel company The Basic House has implemented an RFID solution to gain visibility into its supply chain management and to overcome a number of problems typical of the apparel industry.

El Puerto de Liverpool in RFID roll-out

just-style.com | 12 Jan 2010

Mexican department store chain El Puerto de Liverpool SAB de CV has launched a comprehensive RFID solution for its suppliers to help improve its inventory management processes.

Carnaval de México implements item-level RFID tags

just-style.com | 7 Oct 2009

Children’s fashion and textiles designer Carnaval de México has begun one of the country’s first item-level RFID tagging projects for apparel, and plans to use to technology to track and trace more than one million garments a year.

UPM Raflatac and Digilogics team up on RFID

just-style.com | 29 Jun 2009

UPM Raflatac is teaming up with Digilogics SA de CV to develop RFID label solutions for retailers operating in Mexico.

UPM Raflatac relocates RFID production

just-style.com | 8 May 2009

UPM Raflatac is planning to shift production of its RFID tags and inlays away from Jyväskylä in Finland to Guangzhou in China, and to Fletcher, North Carolina in the US.

UPM Raflatac opens new facility in Guangdong

just-style.com | 27 Nov 2008

Label specialist UPM Raflatac has opened a new RFID manufacturing site in Guangzhou, southern China.

NP Collection launches ‘intelligent’ clothes store

just-style.com | 14 Nov 2008

Finnish apparel company NP Collection has opened an “intelligent clothing” store in Hollola, Finland which uses RFID tags to help customers choose matching items and put individual looks together.

UPM to start RFID tag production in China

just-style.com | 27 Feb 2008

UPM Raflatac is to begin production of RFID tag and inlays in Guangdong province in southern China to serve the fast-growing Asian market.

Finland's NP Collection in RFID pilot

just-style.com | 23 Nov 2007

NP Collection has become the first fashion firm in Scandinavia to pilot an RFID-based total supply chain solution.

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Apparel RFID 2013-2023

Apparel RFID 2013-2023

The RFID tagging of apparel is now the largest and fastest growing application of RFID in retailing, the retail supply chain and associated industries. About 100 organizations are tagging apparel in t...

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