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Kohl’s selects Checkpoint for RFID solutions

RBR Staff Writer Published 15 January 2014

Department store operator Kohl’s has selected Checkpoint Systems, a global manufacturer of shrink management solutions, to deploy RFID solutions across select departments in its stores.

The company's RFID deployment is focused on a large number of strategic apparel departments, including footwear, denim and men's basics.

Kohl's has deployed Checkpoint's Merchandise Visibility enterprise software centrally at its data center, handheld RFID readers to perform regular in-store inventory counts, RFID printers and handheld readers for tagging at distribution centers and Checkpoint's RFID tags and labels for initial store tagging, tagging at distribution centers and source tagging.

Kohl's Department Stores senior executive vice president Ken Bonning said, "RFID will further enhance our customers' shopping experience by providing improved operational visibility, enabling us to more efficiently identify items which need to be replenished on the sales floor."

Kohl's began pilot of RFID solution across its 25 stores in spring 2013 .

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Kohl's is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products.

It presently operates 1,158 stores in 49 US states.