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Wednesday, April 03, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM

  • Room: North 124 A
Fashion retailer Superdry is using RFID technology across dozens of its stores throughout the United Kingdom and United States this year, following a five-store pilot that found UHF RFID technology improved sales while boosting inventory accuracy and reducing out-of-stocks. Learn how revenue was up due to improved inventory accuracy and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
James Eastwood
Implementation Manager
Superdry

James Eastwood studied Business Management at Cardiff University before starting his career in the aerospace industry with Airbus an IT Project Manager. From there he moved to Superdry and implemented a number of large business changes within the Logistics function before embarking on the challenge of an accelerated RFID rollout...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 03, 2:35 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: North 124 A
This presentation will focus on how to create a return on investment (ROI) by using an RFID solution to combat theft in retail stores, and automatically update inventory when losses occur. Gain an understanding of how the latest RFID label-based solutions can now be used to trigger alarms at the... ...read more...
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Philip Calderbank
RFID Consultant
BSN

Having been involved with RFID since 1994, Philip Calderbank is now considered to be a pioneer in the technology and its various applications. He was one of the first people to propose the use of RFID for tracking textile apparel garments in retail stores and across logistics operations. Prior to...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 03, 2:50 PM - 3:05 PM

  • Room: North 124 A
Following the company's launch of its patented "world first" 99%+ accurate family of UHF fixed reader solutions, which includes a wide-area passive RFID system (Space Ranger), an anti-theft RFID system (Security Ranger) and a portal system (Portal Ranger), PervasID has now launched a multifunctional reader solution (Multi-Ranger) which can encompass... ...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...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 03, 3:25 PM - 4:05 PM

  • Room: North 124 A
Following last year’s RFID in supply chain research, the Zipper Team is taking a deeper dive into using RFID for claims compliance, authentication, anti-counterfeiting, and order accuracy.  With data from a dozen retailers and brand owners, this is the largest study of RFID’s impact on supply chain accuracy with an... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Justin Patton
Director, RFID Center
Auburn University

Justin Patton oversees the RFID Lab at Auburn University, a research institute focused on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, supply chain and manufacturing. He has participated in most of the seminal business case research for RFID in the United States for...

Pavani Ankireddy
Data Analyst
RFID Lab, Auburn University

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  • Retail/Apparel

Wednesday, April 03, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: North 124 A
C&A is escalating its RFID project to improve business results throughout Europe. The international chain of fashion retail clothing stores is installing RF/RFID antennas and point-of-sale RFID in the firm’s stores located in Germany, France and, in 2020, Belgium. The use of RFID technology will improve the movement of merchandise... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Joachim Wilkens
Head of Functional IT
C&A

Joachim Wilkens has more than 25 years of experience in the fashion retail sector. After holding several executive positions along C&A's supply chain and in IT, he is now responsible for the company's complete business software stack and RFID efforts. Joachim holds an MBA degree in business studies from the...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Thursday, April 04, 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

  • Room: North 124 A
RFID use for fashion and apparel retail in Europe has reached the early majority phase of adoption, according to a decade-long study led by Italy's University of Parma. Findings from the study indicate that RFID deployments for fashion and apparel companies have passed the early adoption stage and are now... ...read more...
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Dr.  Antonio Rizzi
Full Professor—Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management
University of Parma

Since 2005, Antonio Rizzi has been employed as a full professor of logistics and supply chain management in the University of Parma's Industrial Engineering Department. His scientific interests are mainly related to logistics and supply chain management. In recent years, Dr. Rizzi's research has focused on the application of advanced...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Thursday, April 04, 9:45 AM - 10:25 AM

  • Room: North 124 A
Cosmetics are big business in Brazil, boasting the world's second-largest beauty market. Brazilian cosmetic company, Boticário Group, is using RFID to improve efficiencies and increase inventory accuracy. The initial installation took place in their distribution center in São Gonçalo dos Campos, BA with tags added to each product shipped to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Gustavo Lichtenecker
Head of Supply Chain Development
Boticário Group

Gustavo has 15 years of experience in retail, holding executive positions in the fashion and beauty sector. He is currently leading the digital supply chain transformation in Grupo Boticario, the cosmetic market leader and largest retail business in Brazil with almost 5,000 stores. Gustavo holds a Master's degree with...

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  • Retail/Apparel

Thursday, April 04, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: North 124 A
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. Finalists Best Retail Implementation: Grupo Boticario... ...read more...
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  • Retail/Apparel

Thursday, April 04, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch in the exhibit hall....
    Tracks:
    • Defense/Aerospace
    • Health Care/Pharmaceutical
    • Innovation
    • Internet of Things
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail/Apparel
    • Supply Chain/Logistics
    • Technology and Infrastructure

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