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 […]

CONTROLTEK’s RFID Veteran Rubin Press Publishes Educational Article Series

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Rubin Press, vice president of global sales at CONTROLTEK, has published the first part of a series of articles about RFID technology. In his articles, Press uses his technical expertise, developed from years of experience partnering with retailers to implement the technology to improve their operations, to explain how […]

5 tips to prevent the habitual shoplifter from making off with your merchandise

Shoplifting is a crime, but for many, it's also a compulsion and an addiction. As the Mayo Clinic points out, kleptomania is an impulse control disorder. It causes people not only to steal, but to continue doing it. For retailers, this kind of person is a major headache. As loss prevention professionals know, one of the main problems with habitual shoplifters isn't just that they steal frequently, but that they're very good at getting away with it.