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Staying Competitive in Retail: Future Success Tied to Adoption of Innovative Tech

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In the rapidly evolving retail industry, a wide array of innovative tech is reshaping the landscape, marking a significant transformation in both the shopping experience and the operational aspects of businesses. This video from Datascan, explores a range of innovative technologies transforming the retail industry. It delves into the use of RFID for efficient […]

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Navigating Major Trends in Retail Data and Analytics

The retail industry is forced to reckon with a new emphasis on data–and the analysis of said data. Retailers are in a position to understand more about their supply chain, customers, store experience, marketing, and more than ever before, but they need solutions that can help them make the most of these insights. Datascan has […]

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Getting to Know Datascan and the Retail Landscape

Datascan is the industry leader in inventory counting. They help modern retailers navigate the plethora of supply chain, inventory, stock management and data-related challenges in order to thrive in the modern retail landscape. In this episode of Keeping Count, Datascan shapes the conversation around trends by offering leading insights primed to help retailers to get […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy for Retailers Worldwide

Enhance your retail business’s success with Datasan by exploring the crucial role of inventory accuracy for global retail. Maintaining precise inventory records is essential for achieving optimal operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. Datascan delves into the multifaceted benefits of inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, President and CEO of Datascan, discusses how accurate inventory tracking empowers retailers […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 1

Dive into the worldwide importance of retail inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, the President and CEO of Datascan, joins us to shed light on this crucial topic. As the retail landscape continues to evolve, especially in the wake of COVID-19, understanding buyer behavior trends has become essential. Even before the pandemic, consumer habits were shifting due […]

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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 2

Discover the impact of BOPUS (Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store) and online shopping trends on inventory accuracy in this enlightening video by Datasan. In a rapidly evolving post-COVID world, retailers face amplified challenges in maintaining precise inventory records. Datascan explores how the rising popularity of BOPUS and online shopping intensifies the need for accurate inventory […]

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Automotive Industry Roundtable

There are plenty of challenges facing the auto industry, not the least of which is the parts inventory process and management. Daniel J. Litwin led a roundtable discussion with industry leaders to take on the challenge and offer solutions through digital transformation. Thomas Calloway, President & CEO of Automotive Aftersales at A2CX Management, Nick Ford, […]

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The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of […]

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Keeping Count: How to Successfully Deploy RFID in Retail
June 8, 2023

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?
June 8, 2023

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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What Does An Ideal Inventory Counting Solution Look Like for Retailers Worldwide?

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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The Trend of Large Retailers Implementing RFID Technology Store-Wide
June 8, 2023

Join Datascan as we discuss how large scale retailers implementing RFID technology has impacted the retail industry as a whole, including small businesses. Walmart is one of the biggest retailers in the world. They’ve had a ton of success with their apparel. Over eighty percent of their apparel is tagged with RFID, and Walmart has […]

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The Implementation of RFID Technology into Quick Service Restaurants

Discover the growing interest and adoption of RFID technology in the quick-serve restaurant industry. Explore how major quick-serve restaurant chains are leveraging end-to-end supply chain capabilities to enhance food safety and customer experiences. Leading quick-serve restaurants are collaborating with suppliers to implement RFID-enabled solutions that provide comprehensive visibility into their supply chain. With the ability […]

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Improve Your ROI by Implementing RFID Technology in Retail Stores

Unlock the power of RFID technology and its potential to deliver substantial return on investment (ROI) for retailers. Join the Datascan expert team as we explore how retailers can leverage RFID beyond a single use case to maximize value over time. Discover how retailers are utilizing RFID to tag items in stores and track inventory. […]

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Retail Display Compliance as a Primary Use Case for Implementing RFID

Explore the powerful application of RFID technology in ensuring display compliance within brick and mortar retail environments. Join us as we delve into real-world examples of how RFID has become a game-changer for retailers, with a focus on a major shoe retailer’s success story. Display compliance plays a crucial role in enticing customers to make […]

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How can RFID Technology Remedy Retail Supply Shortages and Theft?
June 8, 2023

Discover how RFID technology is revolutionizing loss prevention in the retail industry. Datascan explores the pressing concerns surrounding theft, both internal and external, and the impact it has on supply chains and inventory management. As crime rates increase, retailers are facing supply chain challenges due to theft incidents occurring at various stages, from the manufacturer, […]

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The Advancement of RFID Adoption and Implementation in Retail

Join Datascan as we explore the current state of RFID adoption and implementation in the retail environment. In this insightful video, our expert, Max, discusses the successes and challenges associated with integrating RFID technology in retail operations. Over the past two decades, the landscape of RFID implementation has evolved significantly. In the early stages, RFID […]

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Staying Competitive in Retail: Future Success Tied to Adoption of Innovative Tech
January 12, 2024

In the rapidly evolving retail industry, a wide array of innovative tech is reshaping the landscape, marking a significant transformation in both the shopping experience and the operational aspects of businesses. This video from Datascan, explores a range of innovative technologies transforming the retail industry. It delves into the use of RFID for efficient […]

Read More
Retail Roundtable: Brick & Mortar Strategy

Explore the evolving landscape of retail workforces with Datascan, the leading provider of supplemental staffing solutions. Gain valuable insights into the changes retailers made during COVID-19 by adopting leaner workforces and treating more roles as seasonal. Datascan delves into the future of retail workforces. Will the trend of leaner workforces continue? Will brick and mortar […]

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Counting Merchandise More Often Improves Inventory Record Accuracy

Discover the critical importance of inventory record accuracy in the retail world and how RFID revolutionizes the way retailers manage stock. Join us as we explore the challenges retailers face maintaining accurate inventory records and the detrimental impact it has on sales and customer satisfaction. In brick and mortar stores, you see and touch the […]

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Current Trends in Retail for 2023

Join Datascan in this informative video as we delve into the current state of RFID adoption and implementation in the retail environment. Our expert, Max, provides valuable insights into the successes and challenges faced by retailers in incorporating RFID technology. Over the past two decades, we have witnessed a myriad of RFID implementations within the […]

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Labor Shortage at the Retail Store Level
June 8, 2023

Explore the critical role of RFID in combating loss prevention challenges within the retail industry. Join us as we delve into the escalating concerns surrounding internal and external theft, driving the need for technology to improve supply chain and inventory accuracy. With the rise in crime rates, retailers are grappling with supply chain issues stemming […]

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What Segment of the Retail Market Sees the Most Success by Implementing RFID Technology?

Discover the segments of the retail market where the implementation of RFID technology has shown a remarkable return on investment. Join us as we explore the specific areas, such as convenience stores and other retail segments, where RFID has proven to be a game-changer. Historically, the apparel industry has been at the forefront of RFID […]

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What would Datascan like to take away from this year’s RFID Live Journal Show?

Immerse yourself in the world of RFID technology at the highly anticipated RFID Journal Live event in Orlando, and join Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at DataScan, as he shares his excitement for the trade show. RFID Journal Live is a premier industry event that brings together RFID experts, thought leaders, and innovative companies […]

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EuroShop 2023

Experience the future of retail at EuroShop 2023! Join Datascan as they unveil cutting-edge RFID solutions, revolutionizing inventory management, loss prevention, and customer experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to harness the power of RFID technology and stay ahead in the competitive retail landscape in the European market. Learn more about the future of RFID at […]

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EuroShop 2023 II
June 8, 2023

Attention European retailers! EuroShop 2023 is here, and Datascan is ready to revolutionize your business with cutting-edge RFID solutions. Experience the power of advanced inventory management and state-of-the-art loss prevention technology specifically designed to meet the unique demands of the European retail market. Join Datascan at EuroShop 2023 to discover a new era of retail […]

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EuroShop 2023 III

Join Datascan at EuroShop 2023 and experience the game-changing potential of RFID technology in the European retail market. Discover a world of innovation with Datascan’s cutting-edge solutions that are designed to optimize inventory management and create seamless customer experiences. This is your opportunity to take your business to new heights and stay ahead of the […]

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What are the primary challenges retailers are facing from an inventory counting perspective?

Discover how Datascan addresses the primary challenges faced by retailers in inventory accounting. With the transformation of retail stores into distribution centers, retailers struggle to maintain accurate inventory counts. Datascan’s strategy emphasizes the importance of BOPIS (buy online, pick up in-store) as a key industry term and highlights the challenges it poses. Having correct inventory […]

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Automotive Industry Roundtable
June 8, 2023

There are plenty of challenges facing the auto industry, not the least of which is the parts inventory process and management. Daniel J. Litwin led a roundtable discussion with industry leaders to take on the challenge and offer solutions through digital transformation. Thomas Calloway, President & CEO of Automotive Aftersales at A2CX Management, Nick Ford, […]

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Roundtable: The Implementation of RFID Technology and Its Impact on Retail

Immerse yourself in the world of retail technology with this enlightening roundtable on “The Implementation of RFID Technology and Its Impact on Retail,” hosted by Tyler Kern. Join industry experts Adrian Thomas, President and CEO of DataScan, Herb Billings, DataScan’s VP of Product Strategy, and Max Dunn, DataScan’s Manager of RFID Solutions, as they delve […]

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Navigating Major Trends in Retail Data and Analytics
June 8, 2023

The retail industry is forced to reckon with a new emphasis on data–and the analysis of said data. Retailers are in a position to understand more about their supply chain, customers, store experience, marketing, and more than ever before, but they need solutions that can help them make the most of these insights. Datascan has […]

Read More
Getting to Know Datascan and the Retail Landscape

Datascan is the industry leader in inventory counting. They help modern retailers navigate the plethora of supply chain, inventory, stock management and data-related challenges in order to thrive in the modern retail landscape. In this episode of Keeping Count, Datascan shapes the conversation around trends by offering leading insights primed to help retailers to get […]

Read More
The Importance of Inventory Accuracy for Retailers Worldwide

Enhance your retail business’s success with Datasan by exploring the crucial role of inventory accuracy for global retail. Maintaining precise inventory records is essential for achieving optimal operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. Datascan delves into the multifaceted benefits of inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, President and CEO of Datascan, discusses how accurate inventory tracking empowers retailers […]

Read More
The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 1

Dive into the worldwide importance of retail inventory accuracy. Adrian Thomas, the President and CEO of Datascan, joins us to shed light on this crucial topic. As the retail landscape continues to evolve, especially in the wake of COVID-19, understanding buyer behavior trends has become essential. Even before the pandemic, consumer habits were shifting due […]

Read More
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The Importance of Inventory Accuracy: Highlight 2
June 8, 2023

Discover the impact of BOPUS (Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store) and online shopping trends on inventory accuracy in this enlightening video by Datasan. In a rapidly evolving post-COVID world, retailers face amplified challenges in maintaining precise inventory records. Datascan explores how the rising popularity of BOPUS and online shopping intensifies the need for accurate inventory […]

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What is DART Now and how can it benefit small to medium retailers?

Discover the benefits of the DART Now Account Program for small to medium retailers as Hunter McNally, Datascan’s eastern US account manager, provides valuable insights on how the program can increase retail agility. DART Now is a ready-made count program that offers rapid deployment, making it an ideal solution when time is of the essence […]

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What concerns do retailers have when considering a self-scan solution?

Discover peace of mind with Datascan’s self-scan solution with RFID expert Hunter McNally. By adddressing retailers’ concerns head-on, Datascan’s custom RFID solutions ensures seamless implementation, data security, loss prevention, and optimal customer experience. Trust Datascan to revolutionize your retail operations with a worry-free self-scan solution. The number one concern that clients bring to Datascan is […]

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Best Practices for Returns

This episode of Keeping Count features Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan. Free returns are now the norm, and Billings notes, “Retailers need to consider them as part of the purchase process, not something separate.” The return policy of a store, if done well, can win the company a customer for life. If […]

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What Happens to Returns?
June 8, 2023

Herb Billings, Datascan’s Vice President of Product Strategy, discusses what happens to merchandise after returns. “About 25% of all returned items are thrown away, representing five billion pounds annually in the U.S. That has an environmental impact, and it’s a waste of resources,” Billings explained. Why would a retailer throw away perfectly good items? According […]

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The Growing Problem of Returns for Retailers

Discover the growing problem of returns for retailers in this informative episode of Herb’s Hot Takes. Host Tyler Kern and Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan, delve into the impact of returns in retail. In the digital age, returns are a challenge for retailers, in both quantity and cost. Unlike brick-and-mortar stores, online […]

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The Ins and Outs of the Inventory Record Accuracy Formula

Welcome to Herb’s Hot Takes! Tyler Kern and Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at Datascan, dive into the world of record accuracy formulas. They discuss various options and how they differ, including the percentage of SKUs with accurate counts, the absolute difference formula, and the Symmetric Mean Absolute Percentage Error (SMAPE) formula. For RFID-based […]

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The Negative Impacts of Poor Inventory Accuracy

Herb Billings, Vice President of Product Strategy at Datascan, is back in the studio with host Tyler Kern for another episode of Herb’s Hot Takes. This episode digs into the negative effects organizations can experience when they exhibit poor inventory accuracy. Every retailer in the world is affected by inventory accuracy, whether it is positive […]

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Roundtable: The Implementation of RFID Technology and Its Impact on Retail
June 8, 2023

Immerse yourself in the world of retail technology with this enlightening roundtable on “The Implementation of RFID Technology and Its Impact on Retail,” hosted by Tyler Kern. Join industry experts Adrian Thomas, President and CEO of DataScan, Herb Billings, DataScan’s VP of Product Strategy, and Max Dunn, DataScan’s Manager of RFID Solutions, as they delve […]

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Retail Roundtable: Brick & Mortar Strategy
June 8, 2023

Explore the evolving landscape of retail workforces with Datascan, the leading provider of supplemental staffing solutions. Gain valuable insights into the changes retailers made during COVID-19 by adopting leaner workforces and treating more roles as seasonal. Datascan delves into the future of retail workforces. Will the trend of leaner workforces continue? Will brick and mortar […]

Read More
Counting Merchandise More Often Improves Inventory Record Accuracy
June 8, 2023

Discover the critical importance of inventory record accuracy in the retail world and how RFID revolutionizes the way retailers manage stock. Join us as we explore the challenges retailers face maintaining accurate inventory records and the detrimental impact it has on sales and customer satisfaction. In brick and mortar stores, you see and touch the […]

Read More
Current Trends in Retail for 2023
June 8, 2023

Join Datascan in this informative video as we delve into the current state of RFID adoption and implementation in the retail environment. Our expert, Max, provides valuable insights into the successes and challenges faced by retailers in incorporating RFID technology. Over the past two decades, we have witnessed a myriad of RFID implementations within the […]

Read More
Labor Shortage at the Retail Store Level
June 8, 2023

Explore the critical role of RFID in combating loss prevention challenges within the retail industry. Join us as we delve into the escalating concerns surrounding internal and external theft, driving the need for technology to improve supply chain and inventory accuracy. With the rise in crime rates, retailers are grappling with supply chain issues stemming […]

Read More
What Segment of the Retail Market Sees the Most Success by Implementing RFID Technology?
June 8, 2023

Discover the segments of the retail market where the implementation of RFID technology has shown a remarkable return on investment. Join us as we explore the specific areas, such as convenience stores and other retail segments, where RFID has proven to be a game-changer. Historically, the apparel industry has been at the forefront of RFID […]

Read More
What would Datascan like to take away from this year’s RFID Live Journal Show?
June 8, 2023

Immerse yourself in the world of RFID technology at the highly anticipated RFID Journal Live event in Orlando, and join Herb Billings, VP of Product Strategy at DataScan, as he shares his excitement for the trade show. RFID Journal Live is a premier industry event that brings together RFID experts, thought leaders, and innovative companies […]

Read More
EuroShop 2023
June 8, 2023

Experience the future of retail at EuroShop 2023! Join Datascan as they unveil cutting-edge RFID solutions, revolutionizing inventory management, loss prevention, and customer experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to harness the power of RFID technology and stay ahead in the competitive retail landscape in the European market. Learn more about the future of RFID at […]

Read More
EuroShop 2023 II
June 8, 2023

Attention European retailers! EuroShop 2023 is here, and Datascan is ready to revolutionize your business with cutting-edge RFID solutions. Experience the power of advanced inventory management and state-of-the-art loss prevention technology specifically designed to meet the unique demands of the European retail market. Join Datascan at EuroShop 2023 to discover a new era of retail […]

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