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Features & Benefits

WHY TAGMATIKS RETAIL

Easy Installation & Setup

Available as an out of the box solution, TagMatiks Retail is ready to use. With built in support including knowledge articles, videos, quick start guides and more, you'll be up and running with ease.

Quick RFID Printing Workflow

TagMatiks Retail includes an off the shelf workflow to print and encode RFID labels for in store / warehouse labeling. With built in serialization, the solution makes it easy to keep your inventory RFID tagged.

Robust Mobile Apps & Cloud Portal

The solution includes mobile applications on both iOS and Android for ease of deployment that connect directly with a cloud portal to analyze data. The mobile apps make it easy to collect RFID data on the go while the cloud portal makes it easy to visualize data that is collected and manage the solution.

Substantial Out of the Box & Custom Reports

With ready to go reports such as cycle count history, inventory item history, location inventory reports, and more, TagMatiks Retail allows you to leverage RFID collected data. Download and share reports in a variety of formats and even create custom reports to further leverage the data that is collected.

Inventory Reconciliation

After completing the cycle counts, TagMatiks Retail has a unique yet powerful feature for simple reconciliation to under- stand variances found during the counting process.

Inventory Locating Feature

Use RFID handhelds to pinpoint inventory to quickly identify products that may be misplaced or are not able to be found.

RFID Based Cycle Counting

Use RFID labels to cycle count inventory and quickly identify matched, missing and misplaced products.

In Built Analytics Powered By RFID and AI

As you collect RFID powered data, use AI and RFID data to review analytics about your operations and inventory.

Powerful APIs for Simple Integration To Other Systems

Easy integration of RFID data to other systems such as POS, WMS, or ERP applications using the out of the box APIs.

Extensive RFID Device Support

TagMatiks Retail supports exten- sive RFID device options for ease of adoption and flexibility of rollouts.

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TagMatiks Retail is designed for retailers including:

  • General Merchandise Retailers
  • Apparel and Soft Goods
  • Luxury Goods
  • Sporting Goods
  • Jewelry
  • Bridal

Why Use TagMatiks Retail for RFID in Your Retail Store

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Use RFID handhelds to cycle count inventory. Using RFID handhelds drastically reduces time that is required to count inventory and improves inventory accuracy.

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TagMatiks Retail includes a variety of configurations to make sure the solution is adoptable for every retailer.

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Packed with extensive enterprise features including being designed for the cloud, TagMatiks Retail makes it easy to manage inventory across a large quantity of retail stores.

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TagMatiks Retail manages your serialization to ensure that your RFID labels are encoded properly and that duplicates don't occur. We even have a complementary solution called TagMatiks Print Manager to make it easy for your suppliers to label your products for you with RFID labels.

Case Study

Workflow Automation using RFID & Mobility technology with the TagMatiks platform

Frequently Asked Questions

What is RFID technology?

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a technology that uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. These tags contain electronically stored information.

How does RFID work in retail?

RFID systems in retail typically consist of RFID tags, RFID readers, and TagMatiks Retail software. Tags are attached to products, and readers use radio waves to communicate with these tags, enabling the tracking and management of inventory in real time.

What are the benefits of using RFID in retail?

Improved Inventory Accuracy: Provides nearly 100% inventory accuracy, reducing discrepancies between recorded and actual stock.

Enhanced Visibility: Offers real-time visibility of inventory across the supply chain. Reduced Shrinkage: Deters theft and loss by improving product tracking. Streamlined Operations: Automates inventory counts, reducing the need for manual checks.

Better Customer Experience: Ensures products are always available and easy to find, improving satisfaction.

How can RFID reduce inventory shrinkage?

RFID can track each item from the warehouse to the store shelf, making it easier to detect and prevent theft, loss, and other forms of shrinkage. It can also set off alarms if products leave the store without proper deactivation.

Can RFID improve the customer shopping experience?

Yes, RFID can enhance the shopping experience by ensuring product availability, enabling faster checkout processes with contactless payment, and providing interactive experiences, such as smart fitting rooms that recognize items brought in by customers.

What types of RFID tags are used in retail?

Passive RFID Tags: Do not have a power source and are activated by the reader’s signal. They are commonly used for inventory tracking.

Active RFID Tags: Have their own power source and can send out signals at regular intervals. They are used for high-value item tracking and real-time location services.

Semi-passive RFID Tags: Have a battery to power the chip but rely on the reader for signal transmission. They are used in applications needing greater read range and reliability.

What are the costs associated with implementing RFID in retail?

Costs include RFID tags, readers, installation, and TagMatiks Retail software. The initial investment can be significant, but many retailers find the long-term benefits, such as reduced labor costs and increased sales due to better inventory management, justify the expense.

Are there any privacy concerns with RFID in retail?

Yes, RFID technology can raise privacy concerns as tags can be read without the consumer’s knowledge. Retailers need to ensure that they have measures in place to protect customer data and inform customers about how their data is being used.

How does RFID compare to barcodes in retail?

RFID offers several advantages over barcodes:

Read Multiple Tags Simultaneously: RFID can read multiple items at once without line-of-sight.

Greater Data Capacity: RFID tags can store more information than barcodes. Durability: RFID tags are more durable and less prone to damage.

Can RFID be integrated with other retail technologies?

Yes, RFID can be integrated with other technologies like point-of-sale (POS) systems, electronic article surveillance (EAS), and customer relationship management (CRM) systems to provide comprehensive solutions for inventory management, theft prevention, and customer engagement.

What is the future of RFID in retail?

The future of RFID in retail looks promising with advancements in technology making it more affordable and efficient. Innovations such as RFID-enabled smart shelves, improved data analytics, and integration with IoT devices are expected to further enhance retail operations.

What is RFID inventory tracking?

RFID inventory tracking is the use of RFID technology to manage and monitor retail inventory. RFID tags are attached to products, and RFID readers track these tags to provide real-time inventory data.

How can RFID reduce out-of-stock situations?

RFID provides real-time inventory data, allowing retailers to identify low stock levels quickly and reorder items before they run out. This proactive approach helps maintain inventory levels and reduces out-of-stock situations.

Can RFID help with inventory audits?

Yes, RFID simplifies inventory audits by automating the counting process. RFID readers can quickly scan all tagged items in a store or Retail Store, providing accurate inventory data in a fraction of the time required for manual audits.

How do retailers use RFID to streamline the supply chain?

Retailers use RFID to track products throughout the supply chain, from manufacturing to the store floor. This visibility helps in managing stock levels, identifying bottlenecks, and optimizing the flow of goods, resulting in a more efficient supply chain.

How do retailers manage data collected from RFID systems?

Retailers manage data collected from RFID systems using specialized software that integrates with their existing inventory management systems. This software processes the data, providing insights and reports that help retailers make informed decisions about inventory management.