RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags are picking up pace across all industries – and retail is one sector that is helping drive widespread adoption. But, given that RFID has been on the radar for a number of years, is the technology capable now? And are the use cases genuinely beneficial to make it a sensible business decision? Join Oliver Banks as he welcomes Uwe Hennig, Director of Global RFID Market Development for Avery Dennison Smartrac. And you’ll explore how RFID is being used by different categories in the retail sector.

In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, you’ll hear:

  • Different ways that RFID is being deployed across the retail market.
  • The pace of growth of the RFID market in retail.
  • How RFID implementations are delivering benefits.



Introducing Uwe Hennig

Uwe Hennig is Director of Market Development at Avery Dennison. He brings over 20 years of experience in applications using identification and sensor technology. And in particular, demonstrating how real-time data can help retailers to work more effectively. He leads a team of managers across Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Australia, providing strategic advice on the design and implementation of RFID.

Avery Dennison Smartrac systems use RFID for real-time supply chain management, in-store analytics and omnichannel retail. And Uwe helps retailers explore the opportunities and technology.

Previously Uwe was CEO at Detego, an RFID software company. In addition, he was Vice President of Sales at omni:us a company dealing with AI Machine Learning. Plus, he spent many years in systems integration for supply chain and in store management.

Uwe’s current focus is upon how smart items support customer-centricity in fashion and food retail.

Find out more at www.averydennison.com/rbis

Reach out to Uwe Hennig on LinkedIn.

Further episodes of the podcast to listen to.

In this episode, there were 4 recommended episodes to listen to next.

Firstly, listen to episode 126: The Complexity Of Omnichannel Retail. Omnichannel retail was a strong underlying theme in this episode with Uwe Hennig. And in this recommended episode, Oliver Banks explores some of the challenges with understanding and implementing omnichannel retail.

126: The Complexity Of Omnichannel Retail - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

Then, hear Tiffany Lung join Oliver Banks in episode 127. Together, they explore the global trend of Checkout Free, Frictionless Stores, such as Amazon Go/Fresh and many more.

Retail technology expert, Michael Grange, joined Oliver Banks for episode 099: How To Use Retail Technology Effectively. Listen to this episode to hear more about different technologies and innovations.

099: How To Use Retail Technology Effectively with Michael Grange - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

And finally, take a listen to episode 150: The Ever-Evolving World Of Retail. In this episode, learn why the world of retail is transforming – and why it isn’t.

150: The Ever-Evolving World Of Retail - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks


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