Clothing Retailer JBC Rolls Out Checkpoint Systems' RFID Across all Stores
17 Million RFID-Enabled Items
for 144 Stores in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany;
Enables Omni-Channel Accurate
- Dec. 1, 2015 - Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a leading
global supplier of merchandise availability solutions, and JBC, Belgium's
largest clothing retailer, today announced that they rolled out radio-frequency
identification (RFID) throughout JBC's entire supply chain, from point of
production through its distribution center (DC) to its 144 stores in the region.
JBC is pioneering the adoption of RFID technology in Belgium to provide accurate
merchandise visibility through its supply chain with the objective of enabling
omni-channel retailing and enhancing its shoppers' experience. JBC now tracks
over 17 million items a year, from the moment of production of its 100 suppliers
around the world up to the time they are sold in its 144 stores in Belgium,
Luxembourg and Germany. This technology investment allows JBC to optimize its
stock of 1.5 million hanging garments and 15.5 million flat-packed garments to
minimize out-of-stocks and enhance its shopper's experience online or in-store.
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Checkpoint Systems Chosen by DECATHLON to Further Extend RFID Source Tagging
Program for Millions of Products in all Its Global Stores
RFID Large-Scale Deployment Improves DECATHLON
and Boosts Loss Prevention Efforts
THOROFARE, NJ - Nov. 23, 2015 -
Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of merchandise availability
solutions for the retail industry, today announced that it has been partnering
with DECATHLON, the second largest global sports and leisure goods retailer, to
roll-out radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions in more than 400 stores
globally and further extend its RFID source tagging program for millions of
products in all its stores around the world.
Checkpoint will deliver
RFID labels to DECATHLON in five days through its network of service bureaus
around Asia and Europe. The service, which complies with DECATHLON requirements
for high-speed and high-quality printing, as well as corporate and environmental
social responsibility, ensures that 100 percent of RFID labels delivered to
vendors are encoded accurately.
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