Real-time inventory visibility to be the top priority for 43% of retailers

Dallas, Texas – 17th January 2022: SML, an end-to-end RFID specialist for brands around the globe, has announced today that it has released part two of its State of Retail Insight Report: Better Serving Customers Through Technology, finding that 43% of retailers believe enhanced stock level visibility would help them better serve customers and increase the overall customer experience. The second of a two-part series, The State of Retail in a Post Pandemic Era analyses responses from over 500 independent senior decision-makers and executives from apparel retailers across the US…

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SML Acquires Sumzed AB

Acquisition enhances SML’s retail RFID operations portfolio and strengthens Northern Europe footprint Dallas, Texas – January 12, 2022: SML, a worldwide leader in retail RFID technology and solutions, has today announced that it has acquired Sweden-based retail customer experience platform provider, Sumzed AB. The acquisition expands SML RFID’s retail execution platform, Clarity®, and further grows the organization’s footprint in Northern Europe. Founded in Alingsås and based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Sumzed now joins the company as part of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions business led by Dean Frew, CTO and Senior VP…

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SML Enterprise RFID Software Division announces over 5,000 retail stores have deployed its Clarity® Application Suite

-RFID Provider Celebrates Numerous Significant Business Milestones- DALLAS, TEXAS 23 June 2021: Retail RFID technology leader SML RFID has today announced that its cloud-based item-level RFID software application suite, Clarity®, is now deployed in more than 5,000 stores in 34 countries, with more than 60,000 users using its RFID handheld application. During last year’s pandemic SML deployed its software in over 1,000 stores and managed over 1.5 billion unique RFID tags, processing over 25 billion RFID events. In addition, SML reports that retailers using Clarity® have improved their in-store inventory…

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SML RFID Launches High Performance GB32U9, Designed Specifically for Accurate Tracking of Pharmaceutical Items

DALLAS, TEXAS, 8 June 2021: RFID specialist, SML RFID, has today announced that it has launched the GB32U9, its first DoseID certified inlay and the latest addition to its range of high-performance RFID tags, explicitly designed for unit-of-use medications in pharmaceutical applications. The smallest inlay to date, which is certified by DoseID and ARC Spec S, the GB32U9 is equipped with the latest chip from NXP, UCODE9, enabling industry-best read sensitivity. This new inlay provides high quality and rapid inventory counting in dense RFID tag populations. The GB32U9 is designed…

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SML RFID Launches Dual Tag Technology – Combining UHF RFID with EAS to Enable Retailers to Effectively Track Inventory

DALLAS, TEXAS, 27 May 2021: SML Group, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail market, has launched its latest dual tag technology, the GB24U8. Combining item-level tracking abilities of RFID technology with the loss prevention capabilities of an Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tag, the GB24U8 has been designed as a single tag optimized for a wide range of retail apparel applications. Incorporating UCODE8 capabilities from NXP, the GB24U8 enables retailers to use EAS solutions to combine traditional EAS functionality with the benefits of item-level RFID, including…

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SML RFID Launches Impinj M700-Based Tag Family Aimed at Reducing Tag Size and Increasing Performance

DALLAS, TEXAS, 8 April 2021: RFID technology leader SML RFID, has today announced the launch of a tag family, built on Impinj M700 series chips, set to reduce the size and cost of RFID tags for retailers. The family is currently home to six tags, including the GB3, GB4, GB5, Maze, GB25 and GB18. These are a full upgrade for all SML current major inlays. There are also additional tags which utilize the Impinj M700 series for closed loop customisable inlays. Dean Frew, CTO and Senior VP of SML RFID…

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SML RFID Launches High Performance GB3U9, one of the first UCode9 inlays in the market with broad retail certification from University of Auburn RFID Lab (ARC)

DALLAS, TEXAS, 6 APRIL 2021: SML RFID has today announced the latest addition to its range of high performance RFID inlays, one of the market’s first UCode9 ARC certified inlay – GB3U9. Designed to support retailers with a wide spectrum of inventory management and customer experience use cases, the GB3U9 is equipped with the latest RFID chip from NXP, UCODE 9, enabling industry best read sensitivity, resulting in high quality and rapid inventory counting in dense RFID tag populations. Available immediately, the SML GB3U9 provides a high-quality RF performance improvement…

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SML Group Launches Latest GB25U8 Inlay – the first spec H inlay

DALLAS, TEXAS, 8th September 2020:  RFID technology leader, SML Group has today announced the latest addition to its range of high-performance RFID inlays, the GB25U8. As the first spec H inlay, the GB25U8 has been designed for the apparel retail industry equipped with a highly sensitive RFID Ucode 8 chip from NXP. The GB25U8 RFID inlay is fully compliant with the GS1 EPC/RFID Gen2v2 standard, supports RFID with global UHF frequencies. It also meets a number of  Auburn University RFID Retailer Performance Specifications including: Spec A, Spec B, Spec C,…

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SML announces more industry leading features in its Clarity® RFID software application as more retailers are using Clarity® to increase sales

11th August 2020 – Plano, Texas – SML RFID, the leading item-level RFID enterprise software solutions provider and RFID tag provider, has today announced that it has added four new features to its Clarity® software application suite in order to assist retailers as they emerge from COVID-19 related shutdowns. Retailers have used Clarity® software in thousands of stores and manage billions of inventory items around the world. Its best-in-class stock count, receiving and replenishment features have allowed retailers to open stores more efficiently than their retail competitors that don’t use…

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BEAUMANOIR partners with SML and pilots item-level RFID to enhance inventory accuracy & customer service within China stores

18th November 2019: SML RFID, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail industry, today announced that it has deployed SML’s RFID Inspire™ tags and SML’s Clarity® item-level solutions for apparel organization, BEAUMANOIR group, in a technology pilot aiming to enhance inventory accuracy and store efficiency. SML RFID has been working with BEAUMANOIR’s Cache Cache brand in China since March 2019. The retailer determined that it needed to improve efficiency around its stock-taking process by reducing the time and labour consumption in addition to improving transparency around…

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