Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Jones Apparel Group will be the headliners at this months “Item-Level RFID: The Road to ROI” held at the University of Arkansas. The three major retailers will provide new store-level test results on the commercial viability of item-level RFID tagging.
The event, which will take place October 27-28, is the third in a series of reporting forums on the business case viability of RFID in the apparel industry. The findings presented at the event are expected to confirm that RFID technology can successfully address many of the problems faced in today’s retail environment, including loss prevention, inventory accuracy, out of stocks and cycle count accuracy.
Senior executives from Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Jones Apparel Group will discuss their individual store research findings, which are expected to confirm previous research conducted by the Information Technology Research Institute at the University of Arkansas and sponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association.