Kohl's Department Stores Deploys Checkpoint Systems’ RFID Solutions in
NRF 103rd Annual Convention & EXPO
NEW YORK -- January 14, 2014
Checkpoint Systems, Inc., (NYSE:CKP), a leading global supplier of merchandise
availability solutions for the retail industry, today announced here at the
NRF 103^rd Annual Convention & Expo that Kohl’s Department Stores has deployed
Checkpoint’s RFID solutions across select departments in its stores.
“We are excited to be Kohl’s technology solution and services provider, and we
are committed to a successful and evolving RFID program for the company,”
commented Per Levin, President and Chief Sales Officer, Merchandise
Availability Solutions, Checkpoint Systems.
“RFID will further enhance our customers’ shopping experience by providing
improved operational visibility, enabling us to more efficiently identify
items which need to be replenished on the sales floor,” said Ken Bonning,
Senior Executive Vice President, Kohl’s Department Stores.
Kohl’s began piloting RFID in spring 2013 across 25 stores. The company’s RFID
deployment is focused on a large number of strategic apparel departments
including footwear, denim and men’s basics.
Kohl’s deployed Checkpoint’s Merchandise Visibility enterprise software
centrally in Kohl’s data center, handheld RFID readers to perform regular
in-store inventory counts, RFID printers and handheld readers for tagging at
distribution centers and Checkpoint’s RFID tags and labels for initial store
tagging, tagging at distribution centers and source tagging.
Checkpoint is at the NRF Big Show this week demonstrating its latest loss
prevention and merchandise availability solutions at Booth #2244.
About Kohl’s Department Stores
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused,
value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced,
exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home
products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to
environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates1,158stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$231million
for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause
merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and
information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit
www.Kohls.com, join the discussion on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Kohls)
or Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls) or get inspired on Pinterest
(http://pinterest.com/Kohls) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/Kohls).
About Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (www.checkpointsystems.com)
Checkpoint Systems is a global leader in merchandise availability solutions
for the retail industry, encompassing loss prevention and merchandise
visibility. Checkpoint provides end-to-end solutions enabling retailers to
achieve accurate real-time inventory, accelerate the replenishment cycle,
prevent out-of-stocks and reduce theft, thus improving merchandise
availability and the shopper’s experience. Checkpoint's solutions are built
upon 45 years of radio frequency technology expertise, innovative high-theft
and loss-prevention solutions, market-leading RFID hardware, software, and
comprehensive labeling capabilities to brand, secure and track merchandise
from source to shelf. Checkpoint's customers benefit from increased sales and
profits by implementing merchandise availability solutions to ensure the right
merchandise is available at the right place and time when consumers are ready
to buy. Listed on the NYSE (NYSE: CKP), Checkpoint operates in every major
geographic market and employs 4,700 people worldwide.
George Cohen (for Checkpoint), 617-325-0011
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