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 […]

Complacency: The Risk That Comes with Lower Shrink

While inventory shrink is still an issue in the retail industry, this year’s statistics indicate loss prevention efforts have been paying off. The 2015 National Retail Security Survey showed a 1.38 percent average in inventory shrink (as a percent to sales) during the previous year, totaling $44 billion in losses, Security InfoWatch reported. While retailers are still […]

Top 3 Retail Asset Protection Solutions

Theft by shoplifters and employees has been on the rise for the past four years, according to the 27th Annual Retail Theft Survey from Jack L. Hayes International. Last year, more than 1.2 million individuals were nabbed for theft by the 25 retailers participating in the survey, helping stores to recover over $225 million in […]

Put the Stock Back in Out-of-Stocks: Affordable RFID Solutions

The movement of goods is the ultimate goal for any retailer. But what happens when a retailer is unable to move goods into the consumers’ hands because of out-of-stock issues? According to Jacqueline Renfrow at fierceretail.com, over 75% of adults found a wanted product to be out-of-stock during store visits over the last 12 months. […]