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Why Apparel Retail Analytics Need Item-Level RFID

Most retailers today have access to loads of data – much more than in years past. Big data is everywhere, and the name of the game is “analytics.” However, if a retailer’s inventory data is less than 80 percent accurate, what good is the hottest analytical software? It’s like looking at a 1 megapixel image […]

SML Group Launches GB3_R6 and MAZE_R6 Inlays Based On Impinj Monza® R6 Chip

Leading apparel brand identification solution provider, SML Group, just announced the launch of the GB3_R6 and MAZE_R6 inlays for high-volume retail applications. Both RAIN RFID inlays are based on the Impinj Monza R6 chip, which combines breakthrough features and unprecedented performance. The GB3_R6 and MAZE_R6 inlays are designed to bring retailers and brand owners significantly […]

Internet of Things for Retail White Paper

With such glowing reviews for inventory management in retail, it’s easy to overlook the broader benefits that RFID can deliver as an essential building block for the interconnected world of the Internet of Things (IoT).

SML Group Joins RAIN RFID Alliance

New York, NY – May 13, 2015 Leading apparel brand identification solution provider, SML Group, announced today that it had joined the RAIN RFID Alliance. The collaboration will bring additional strength to RAIN’s effort in evangelizing and fostering the advancement of technologies that connect billions of everyday items to the internet, enabling businesses and consumers […]

Differences Between The US and Europe in RFID Retail Inventory Management

SML has offices in Asia, the EU and the US, so we regularly see the differences in RFID retail inventory management across the globe. Both the US and the EU stand to gain significantly from adopting RFID retail inventory management, but they also have different opportunities and challenges for value creation as they look at adopting RFID to improve inventory […]

Is RFID Retail’s New Central Nervous System?

While RFID’s benefits to inventory management are well known, it is easy to overlook the bigger role RFID will play as a lynchpin for the hyper-connected world of the Internet of Things and the data it generates. In 2014, estimates for connected devices ranged as high as 16 billion. But in the realm of passive […]