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Keeping Count: How to Successfully Deploy RFID in Retail

Though the benefits of RFID are plentiful—including inventory record accuracy, display compliance, and futuristic uses of technology to improve the customer experience—retailers must ask the question: is RFID the right fit? Metals and liquids pose a challenge for RFID tags, and while there are workarounds, this is still something to consider. So, what justifies…

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Keeping Count: RFID History and How It is Used Today

While many have likely not heard of radio frequency identification (RFID), most consumers are using it. Card tap payment—the one that allows you to skip the fuss of inserting your card into the reader — is an example of RFID. Datascan’s VP of Technology Strategy, Herb Billings, explains the uses of RFID technology with…

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Keeping Count: RFID’s Exciting Impact in Retail

Stores often wonder: Why do shoppers leave without a purchase? There are four main reasons: Items are out of stock. There’s no one to help. It takes too much time to finalize the shop. The experience is impersonal. The solution? RFID. RFID improves the out-of-stock problem by providing real-time stock levels, which is crucial…

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Keeping Count: RFID’s Role in Supply Chain Management

Remember the toilet paper scarcity? Yeah. That. What if we told you that could have been avoided or minimized? Herb Billings, VP of Technology Strategy at Datascan, dives into the effects radio frequency identification (RFID) has on the supply chain with host Tyler Kern. RFID provides inventory record accuracy at affordable rates. Having this feature…

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Keeping Count: What are the main drivers prompting retailers to implement RFID?

Datascan’s VP of Technology Strategy, Herb Billings, converses with Tyler Kern about the benefits of using radio frequency identification (RFID). There are four main uses for RFID: “It improves inventory record accuracy. It reduces manual labor time around inventory management tasks. You can implement it for anti-theft, and display compliance — making sure you have…

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Keeping Count: Ways to Minimize Returns

Welcome to Herb’s Hot Takes, where we address the growing challenges of retail returns in today’s digital landscape. We explore the complexities of returns and provide expert insights to help navigate this crucial aspect of operations. With the rise of e-commerce, returns have become an inevitable part of retail operations. Retailers can employ strategies to…

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Herb’s Hot Hot Takes: The Five Effects of Bad Inventory Management

Unlock the potential of your retail business with Herb’s Hot Takes, featuring Herb Billings, Datascan’s VP of Product Strategy, as he reveals how RFID technology can revolutionize your growth. In this episode, Herb addresses the critical impact of poor inventory record accuracy on your business’s success. Discover the five key consequences that stem from inaccurate…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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What Does An Ideal Inventory Counting Solution Look Like for Retailers Worldwide?
September 13, 2021

On this episode of Keeping Count, a podcast from the experts at Datascan, Host Tyler Kern talked with Gerry Meca, Chief Information Officer at Datascan. They talked about some of the trends in the industry and what they will look like moving forward. Meca joined Datascan as VP and Chief Information Officer in March…

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