Macy’s Cranking Up RFID Use To Combat Organized Retail Crime

Macy’s has cranked up its use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to protect its assets as reports of high-profile retail thefts are increasing across the U.S., according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Tuesday (Feb. 8).

When retailers use RFID tags on their merchandise, they can access real-time information on where and when products are being stolen, Joe Coll, vice president of asset protection, operations and strategy at Macy’s, said in the report. RFID tags can also help the company better target its security protocols, he said. Read more at PYMNTS.