User Day
Forum 4: Retail

September 28th from 9:00 am
Lectures: 10:30 am - 12:35 am and 3:00 pm - 5:05 pm
Working lunch in the exhibition

Lectures

Experience successful use cases from food and apparel retailers. Learn how RFID, BLE, and wireless IoT technologies can lead to a rapid ROI due to increased inventory accuracy, fewer warehousing costs and shrinkage, as well as guaranteed freshness of food and guaranteed authenticity of luxury items.
 Intelligent Packaging of Alba1913 Cosmetics Enables Brand Protection and Customer Interaction via NFC

Intelligent Packaging of Alba1913 Cosmetics Enables Brand Protection and Customer Interaction via NFC

Lukasz Rychlicki
CEO, Alba Thyment/Alba 1913
Cosmetics brand Alba 1913 equips its cosmetics with intelligent packaging based on NFC by solutions provider Talkin' Things. By scanning the marked product with a smartphone, the client can verify the authenticity of the product. Alba 1913 plans to expand the comprehensive end to end smart packaging system for IoT to enable sweepstakes promotions and loyalty programs for optimised customer communication, anti-theft for security and logistics, sales statistics and out of stock monitoring via data management dashboard, and much more in the near future.
How BLE-based Promotion Tracking Can Increase Retail Revenue

How BLE-based Promotion Tracking Can Increase Retail Revenue

Marco Pannicke
Category Director / Chep Germany
Pallet manufacturer Chep, food company Mondelez International, loyalty provider Payback and retail group Real have expanded the possibilities of proximity marketing directly in the store with a “speaking” pallet. BLE beacons, which are implemented into the pallets, communicate with the customers' smartphones.
Fashion Retailer John Lewis Boosts Sales by Rolling Out RFID in 34 Branches

Fashion Retailer John Lewis Boosts Sales by Rolling Out RFID in 34 Branches

Dominik Brosch
Global Account Manager, Checkpoint Systems
Since the system was taken live in 34 of 46 stores in late 2016, the increase in on-shelf availability provided by the RFID solution of Checkpoint Systems has boosted sales. An additional benefit is a reduction in stock levels, since John Lewis no longer needs to store as much inventory at branches in case product may run out. Checkpoint Systems demonstrates with process knowledge, hardware and software know-how and years of integration experience how we can support all processes based on RFID.
With RFID River Island Focuses 100 % on Time Savings and Accurate Inventory

With RFID River Island Focuses 100 % on Time Savings and Accurate Inventory

Helen Tierney
Senior Profit Protection Manager, River Island
The main driver of the project for River Island was a simple question: What would move the bar the most? Which solution would, for the least effort and investment, provide the best ROI? River Island decided to target the biggest ROI first and deploy RFID for stocktaking purposes within stores exclusively. For River Island, product availability is king when it comes to a direct impact on sales. The next step could be the RFID implementation in the distribution centers.
Reducing Inventory Times in Food Retail by 50 % and Increasing Sales by 7 %

Reducing Inventory Times in Food Retail by 50 % and Increasing Sales by 7 %

Torsten Labusch
Technical Pre Sales, Checkpoint Systems
More than 300 tons of foods, that are responsible for over one percent of total sales, are disposed of by German retailers each year as a result of the exceeding the best-before date. An already tested RFID solution by Checkpoint Systems showed that food waste can be reduced by up to 30 percent, that sales increase by 7 percent and that the workload can be reduced by up to 50 percent.
Eurocash Group Relies on NFC Data Logger Solutions for Secured Supply Chains

Eurocash Group Relies on NFC Data Logger Solutions for Secured Supply Chains

Jérémy Laurens
Sales and Marketing Director, Blulog
Eurocash Group – a leading food retailer in Poland – equips 200 warehouses and distribution points with an innovative thermometric technology system based on Ethernet/Wifi hubs and on data loggers combining RF and NFC technology, after two years of testing. Eurocash Group will invest in the innovative technology that enables real-time temperature and humidity monitoring in large-scale warehouses and distributions centers located all over Poland.
Keep an Eye on the Future Using the Right Technology in Retail Today!

Keep an Eye on the Future Using the Right Technology in Retail Today!

Peter Friedel
Retail and Hospitality Director DACH, Zebra Technologies
100 percent stock taking in real time without employees having to pick up a single piece? This is not rocket science, but reality. Every retailer who incorporates RFID as an integral part of the store design is already the winner of the future. Zebra Technologies demonstrates how continuous tagging changes processes and increases efficiency in the trade.
Stop Wasting Food! Saving Resources and Money by Using RAIN RFID, NFC & Sensors

Stop Wasting Food! Saving Resources and Money by Using RAIN RFID, NFC & Sensors

Ralf Kodritsch
Director Segment Manager RFID Solutions, Secure Transactions and Identification, NXP Semiconductors
Food retailers face major challenges: non-transparent flows of goods, food waste due to expired products, and dissatisfied customers. Food scandals and product manipulations also pose a risk. But what could be the solution to generate benefits and a sustainable ROI for the retailer? NFC sensor and RAIN RFID solutions could be the answers for tracking and tracing, temperature monitoring, moisture detection, tamper detection, and more in food retail. The goal: providing the highest quality without burdening the environment. This label makes it possible for anyone with a conventional smartphone, anywhere in the world, to identify and authenticate each individual product as an original.
US Based Mens Fashion Retailer Perry Ellis Relies on RFID

US Based Mens Fashion Retailer Perry Ellis Relies on RFID

Patrick Hüttemann
Senior Sales Manager, Mojix
US-based fashion company Perry Ellis is tagging each product at the manufacturing location. The complete RFID solution allows the company to track their inventory in the value chain and to locate individual items within their stores in real-time. That leads to better process visibility and an enhanced customer experience.
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