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The Visible Value Blog

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When you think Zebra, you may think of printers, but we're so much more than that. A leader in developing solutions that feature barcode, RFID and RTLS technologies, Zebra converts the physical into the digital to give assets, people and transactions a virtual voice. When you have more visibility, you can drive more value.

In this blog, we will:

  • Break down the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how our connected world is making a big impact on how we work and play
  • Cover all the latest trends in visibility technology, like barcoding, RFID and RTLS, across many industries
  • Give you a closer look at the latest news and solutions from Zebra

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Susan Flake

Recent Posts

Case Study: A Retailer's Secret Weapon Increases Inventory Visibility to 95%

Posted by Susan Flake July 18, 2016 at 8:00 AM


About 40 years ago, a technology came onto the scene that revolutionized the way businesses managed their inventory. Can you guess what that was? It was barcodes. More than four decades later, barcodes still play a critical role in retail operations.[i]

But a new technology is slowly taking over that is helping retailers manage their inventory more efficiently – and drive additional sales: RFID. By implementing RFID, retail leader Lord & Taylor not only achieved a two percent lift in its shoe sales and but also realized significant labor savings. 


Topics: Retail, North America, RFID

Seven Convincing Reasons to Implement RFID In Your Retail Stores

Posted by Susan Flake May 18, 2016 at 4:36 PM


Attention all retailers: It’s time to take a second look at radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. RFID has experienced significant advances in the past decade – and particularly in recent years. Lower cost of ownership, improved reader form factors, greater global standardization, innovations in passive ultra-high frequency (UHF) tags are all furthering RFID interest and adoption.


Topics: RFID, Retail, North America