Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / GERRY WEBER bags coveted IT-price for RFID solution
GERRY WEBER bags coveted IT-price for RFID solution
22
Mar '10
The research institute EHI awarded a prize to GERRY WEBER International AG in the category “Best Enterprise Solution”, for the best IT solution in retail. During a festive evening event organised on the occasion of the IT fair EuroCIS, the selection committee of high-calibre international specialists awarded yesterday for the third time the winners of the Retail Technology Awards Europe (reta) in the ”Club” of the Capitol Theatre in Düsseldorf.

Dr. David Frink, Managing Board IT, Logistics, Production, and Christian von Grone, head of IT, received the prize for GERRY WEBER International AG. In addition to GERRY WEBER International AG, the REWE Informations-Systeme GmbH and Otto International were awarded prizes in the category ”Best Enterprise Solution“.

GERRY WEBER International AG, with worldwide 340 HOUSES OF GERRY WEBER and more than 1.800 Shop-in-Shop units, was awarded for the introduction of the RFID technology (radio frequency identification) in the clothing industry in order to optimise the logistics and retail processes, as well as for the simultaneous use of this technology as a new form of merchandise protection.

The GERRY WEBER group is the first company in Germany to use RFID as article surveillance technology. A further innovation, are the RFID labels made of fabric, which the company will sew directly into the garments in future. The company was supported by competent partners during the introduction of the new system. The companies Torex and T-Systems, and as well Avery Dennison and Salt Solution played an important part in the implementation.

EHI Retail Institute is a research, training and consultancy institute for the retail industry and its partners with about 50 employees. The international EHI-Retail Network covers around 500 member-companies from retail, consumer and capital goods industry.

GERRY WEBER International AG

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Pakistan imposes duty on Indian fine cotton yarn

A provisional countervailing duty ranging from Rs 26.89 to Rs 55.8 a...

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Union Budget: Textile sector expects excise duty revisions

Excise duty on man-made fibres should be reduced to bring it on par...

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani at the inauguration of IIGF in New Delhi with textiles secretary Rashmi Verma and other dignitaries. Courtesy: PIB

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jan 2017

Ministry to reimburse apparel exporters for state levies

The textile ministry has received a sum of Rs 500 crore from the...

Interviews View All

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search