Tyco source tags over 63 billion consumer products

11 Feb '18
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Tyco Retail Solutions has source tagged over 63 billion consumer products, helping retailers protect more of what’s in store. Tyco’s programme is the largest in the industry, assisting top retailers secure the most popular consumer and apparel items. With sensormatic merchandise source tagging, it has achieved seven years of consecutive growth since 2011.

Additionally, source tagging can help reduce shrink by standardising product-level protection, while safeguarding virtually every product category.

The company’s programme encompasses source application of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) one-time use labels and reusable hard tags. Today, the majority of Sensormatic labels are applied by product manufacturers or packaging companies at the source instead of in stores. Sensormatic source tagging helps retailers drive sales as merchandise arrives “retail-ready" for immediate placement on the sales floor. The programme also enables sales associates to focus on customers instead of the manual application of security tags in-store.

With Tyco Retail Solutions’ global presence and data-driven Sensormatic Source Tagging as a Service (STaaS) programme, retailers receive cost effective and comprehensive merchandise protection with immediate results through a Tyco-managed collaboration.

A quickly-growing and just over 2 year old programme, STaaS enables retailers to focus on the right items to tag as well as suppliers with the greatest impact to help drive sales up, shrink down and labor savings. Over 63 billion consumer products have been tagged worldwide, helping retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers reduce shrink and achieve consistent tagging compliance. Over 10 billion visible hard tags have been source applied on high theft apparel items, saving retailers millions of hours in tagging merchandise.

“We are proud to partner with leading global retailers and manufacturers in mutually growing the Sensormatic source tagging programme,” said Tony D’Onofrio, chief customer officer, Tyco Retail Solutions. “With over 50 years pioneering new technologies, Sensormatic is the brand that retailers trust for quality and innovation. Our recirculated RFID-enabled hard tags are gaining momentum with retailers as a cost effective and eco-friendly approach for deploying full scale apparel RFID programmes.” (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

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