Tom Meehan and Rubin Press examining RFID technology in an innovation lab

What is RFID & How Does RFID Work?

by Rubin Press, Vice President of Global Sales at CONTROLTEK Radio frequency identification, more commonly known as RFID, has been around since World War II and used in many settings and applications. In the last 20 years, the developments in the technology have made RFID available in the retail industry. How RFID Works RFID consists […]

CFI Benefits Beyond the Title

Have you seen those holiday car commercials featuring people giving themselves the gift of a car? They are constantly on TV and in my opinion, they seem a little creepy. I get what they are trying to do: it’s mildly amusing, and sometimes it does feel nice to give yourself a gift. However, I’m not […]

How Do EAS Labels Work?

Electronic article surveillance, or EAS, is a type of technology that prevents shoplifting. EAS is most often used in anti-theft systems in retail stores but can also be found in libraries and office buildings. EAS usually involves three components: At least one electronic antenna A deactivator or detacher An electronic tag The antenna is typically found […]

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Electronic article surveillance, or EAS, is a type of technology that prevents shoplifting. EAS is most often used in anti-theft systems in retail stores but can also be found in libraries and office buildings. EAS usually involves three components: At least one electronic antenna A deactivator or detacher An electronic tag The antenna is typically […]

Holiday tips for LP professionals.

Holiday Tips for LP Pros

The holidays can be stressful in retail, to state the obvious. With crowded stores, frazzled employees, and grouchy customers, there may be days when you want to go hide. They can also be a lot of fun as we try to close out our year with great results, using our groups’ collective energy to power […]