Select Criteria: Tracks = Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 11, 11:15 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Room: 210 B
British retailer Jack Wills is using RFID to improve visibility into its stock movements. After a successful proof-of-concept at two of its stores, the chain—which operates more than 90 locations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Asia, the United States and the Middle East—is expanding the deployment. The firm is utilizing... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Gary Tattersall
Director of Asset Protection & Risk Management
Jack Wills

Gary Tattersall is the Director of Asset Protection & Risk Management at Jack Wills, leading the loss prevention, brand protection, inventory control and health and safety teams. Since joining Jack Wills, Gary has been responsible for introducing numerous policies and procedures, providing solutions to reduce loss and mitigate risk globally...

Tracks:
  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 11, 12:05 PM - 12:20 PM

  • Room: 210 B
Following the company's recent launch of its patented "world first" 99%+ accurate wide-area passive RFID detection Space Ranger 9200 technology, PervasID has now launched a complete customer solution which includes an anti-theft RFID system using its Gate Ranger 9200 technology and a point-of-sale RFID system (POS Ranger). This allows retailers... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr.  Sabesan Sithamparanathan
Founder & CEO
PervasID

Dr. Sabesan Sithamparanathan is co-founder and CEO of PervasID, a spin-off company from the University of Cambridge. He has worked on RFID since beginning his PhD on passive RFID real-time sensing systems for intelligent infrastructure at Cambridge University in 2007. The patented passive RFID system previously won him the Royal...

Tracks:
  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 11, 12:20 PM - 12:45 PM

    Open to all conference attendees, these sponsor-led sessions feature some of the industry's most innovative solutions. Hear real-life examples of successful deployments, including in-depth discussions of both time-tested and emerging solutions....
    Tracks:
    • Retail/Apparel

    Wednesday, April 11, 12:45 PM - 3:00 PM

      Lunch in RFID Journal LIBVE Exhibit Hall for all conference attendees....
      Tracks:
      • Defense/Aerospace
      • Health Care/Pharmaceutical
      • Innovation
      • Internet of Things
      • Manufacturing
      • Retail/Apparel
      • Special Events
      • Supply Chain/Logistics
      • Technology and Infrastructure

      Wednesday, April 11, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM

      • Room: 210 B
      Fashion brand Kevingston is employing an RFID system to improve its supply chain, boost speed and productivity, and reduce operating costs, while offering better service to its customers. Based in Argentina, the firm operates 300 stores throughout eight countries, as well as a 200,000-square-foot distribution center. Merchandise is tracked as... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Matias Sklar
      CIO
      Kevingston

      Matias is the CIO of Kevingston, a leading company in casual wear. He oversaw the RFID implementation in the Distribution Center and in the stores. Matias is a Systems Engineer and has a degree from the National Technological University. ...

      Roberto Blazquez
      CEO
      Kevingston

      Roberto is the CEO of Kevingston since 2002, a leading company in casual wear. He has been working in the fashion retail sector for more than 20 years. Roberto's led the initiative to implement RFID in the Distribution Center and the stores. ...

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      Wednesday, April 11, 3:50 PM - 4:30 PM

      • Room: 210 B
      Fashion brand River Island operates more than 350 stores throughout Europe, the Philippines and the Middle East, as well as a high-traffic website that ships to more than 100 countries worldwide. This session will cover River Island’s use of RFID from its initial trial to its rollout. Hear how the... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Martin Speed
      Safety and Loss Programs Manager
      River Island

      Martin Speed manages the RFID project at River Island. His wealth of commercial experience was built up at New Look, Phones4U, DSG and the British Retail Consortium, as well as through consultancy. A graduate of UCL, Martin has an M.Sc. from Cranfield and a Ph.D. from Surrey University....

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      Wednesday, April 11, 4:40 PM - 5:20 PM

      • Room: 210 B
      Sonae, based in Portugal, is primarily a retail company, operating a number of brands in the specialized retail market, including the electronics, sports and fashion sectors. The firm also operates hypermarkets, supermarkets and shopping centers, and has a presence in more than 60 countries worldwide. Sonae is using RFID in... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Marco Cunha
      Supply Chain Director
      MO Fashion - SONAE

      Marco Cunha has managed supply chain for more than 15 years for several retailers in Portugal. He started his professional life in Continente hypermarket in 2003. He has been the Sports Division Supply Chain Director at Sonae for the past five years and in September moved to the Fashion Division,...

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      Thursday, April 12, 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

      • Room: 210 B
      Customers often want to authenticate and verify the products they buy. Toward this end, Welspun, one of the world's largest home textiles manufacturers, has developed a revolutionary and industry-defining track-and-trace solution that delivers traceability of cotton from the farm at which it was grown to the finished product being shipped... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Vipin Gandhi
      Corporate Strategy & Excellence Head
      Welspun

      Vipin Gandhi began his career in 2006 with Welspun Group, a $3 billion Indian multinational organization with interests in large-diameter pipes, home textiles, renewable energy and steel. He has been involved in developing strategies for business, including achieving market leadership in the global and domestic large-diameter pipes market, as well...

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      Thursday, April 12, 9:45 AM - 10:25 AM

      • Room: 210 B
      GS1 has formed a Mission Specific Working Group to "define a standard structure for URIs” connecting products to the Web with GS1 identifiers, whether a 2D bar code, a QR code, a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag or an ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tag, or any combination of those technologies. A specification would enable a... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Niall Murphy
      Co-founder and CEO
      EVRYTHNG

      Niall Murphy is the co-founder and CEO of EVRYTHNG, a pioneer of the Internet of Things that provides a digital identity on the Web for billions of consumer products. A computer scientist by training, Niall is a technologist, serial entrepreneur and angel investor. With 25 years of experience in innovation...

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      Thursday, April 12, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

      • Room: 210 B
      This award will be given to the end-user company that has demonstrated the best use of RFID technology in a retail implementation. The three finalists in the Best Retail Implementation category, selected by an independent panel of judges, will each have 10 minutes to make a presentation. The finalists are: • River... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Marco Cunha
      Supply Chain Director
      MO Fashion - SONAE

      Marco Cunha has managed supply chain for more than 15 years for several retailers in Portugal. He started his professional life in Continente hypermarket in 2003. He has been the Sports Division Supply Chain Director at Sonae for the past five years and in September moved to the Fashion Division,...

      Martin Speed
      Safety and Loss Programs Manager
      River Island

      Martin Speed manages the RFID project at River Island. His wealth of commercial experience was built up at New Look, Phones4U, DSG and the British Retail Consortium, as well as through consultancy. A graduate of UCL, Martin has an M.Sc. from Cranfield and a Ph.D. from Surrey University....

      Tracks:
      • Retail/Apparel

      For technical assistance with this webpage please click here. For all other inquiries, please contact show management.