lululemon's RFID Deployment Gets Major Industry Kudos

Tyco Retail Solutions customer lululemon received an industry award recognition for emerging as the winner in the category of "Best Retail RFID Implementation" in the 11th annual RFID Journal Awards 2017. The award, presented at the RFID Journal LIVE! 2017 Conference and Exhibition, honors the retailer that demonstrates the best use of RFID technology to improve its store or supply chain operations. lululemon is recognized for how it leverages RFID technology to drive inventory accuracy and visibility to enhance the customer experience and create easy transactions for today's omnichannel shoppers.

lululemon sees inventory accuracy as foundational to its primary goal, delivering the optimum customer experience with its brand. By implementing an RFID solution, the company leverages the keen insight only RFID technology can provide for real-time, accurate inventory visibility and the ability to easily locate product for all of its shoppers. lululemon also recognizes that RFID helps to streamline store operational processes.

lululemon has rolled out Tyco's TrueVUE RFID Inventory Visibility solution to all 300 North American stores. The retailer relies on it to accurately report real-time inventory on-hand by location to its in-store educators and guests, as well as its online shoppers. This visibility is available for every item in the product assortment at any given time. Making merchandise available anytime, anywhere, is essential to elevating lululemon's customer experience and fuels the "buy online, pick up in store" initiative guests appreciate.

"Leveraging smart technology, such as RFID, is critical to success in the age of retail transformation," said Tony D'Onofrio, chief customer officer of Tyco Retail Solutions. "It's an honor to work with an innovative retailer like lululemon that embraces this notion to create a seamless, personalized shopping experience for their valued guests in today's connected always-on, always-open world of unified commerce. The recognition by RFID Journal is well deserved."
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