On Shelf Availability Series – The State of RFID in the Retail Industry


Join Mike Graen as he welcomes Justin Patton and Matthew Russell from Auburn University’s RFID Lab, for an update on the state of RFID in the retail industry.

Retailers such as Walmart, Target, Macy’s, Nordstrom’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods are all leveraging RFID to improve on hand accuracy.

Explore the current status of RFID at retail including use cases such as on hand accuracy, omni-channel picking, asset protection, reducing labor for inventory counting, product authentication, avoiding counterfeit product, supplier claims reduction and frictionless customer checkout experience.

Understand the role that the Auburn RFID lab plays in driving industry adoption of RFID in retail.


About The RFID Lab at Auburn University
The RFID Lab at Auburn University is a research institute focusing on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, aviation, supply chain, and manufacturing.


About Mike Graen
With 40 years of experience working for Procter & Gamble, Walmart, and CROSSMARK, Mike Graen has seen the retail industry from every conceivable angle. From helping develop what would become Retail Link to investigating and leveraging the potential of shelf-scanning robots and RFID tech in stores, Graen has made a career out of using technology to solve business problems.


Series Sponsors
The On Shelf Availability series is presented by the Department of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, and proudly sponsored by:

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