Avery Dennison Enables Omnichannel Success with RFID Technology at EuroShop 2017

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Omnichannel Forum keynote presentation to feature Bill Toney, vice president, Global Market Development, Avery Dennison RFID 

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY (March 6, 2017) – Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) (NYSE: AVY), a global leader in apparel and footwear branding, labeling, and RFID solutions, will attend EuroShop 2017 and lead a keynote presentation within the omnichannel forum. The company will also showcase its latest innovations in RFID solutions, JanelaTM Smart Product Solutions, designer partnerships, and its printer products series.

Through its RFID innovations, Avery Dennison is enabling the connection between the physical and digital worlds, connecting products with the internet of things (IoT) to improve consumer omnichannel experience.

“The entire shopping experience is strongly impacted by product availability,” said Francisco Melo, vice president and general manager, Global RFID, Avery Dennison. “As the physical and digital worlds continue to merge, consumers expect a seamless experience across all channels. RFID not only improves inventory accuracy and visibility, it also enables item-level consumer engagement to transform the retail experience and build a consistent engagement platform both online and offline.”  

Omnichannel Forum Keynote Presentation: The Future of Connected Products is Here - Are You Ready?Avery Dennison will lead a keynote presentation at the Omnichannel Forum on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 2-2:30pm CET in hall 6, booth I09. Featuring Bill Toney, vice president, Global RFID Market Development, Avery Dennison, the keynote will focus on how IoT is transforming the future of the retail industry, in addition to insights on how RFID is driving omnichannel success, and the impact of connected products on enhancing the consumer experience.

EXPO Booth

Avery Dennison will enable guests to experience the future of omnichannel retail through a journey of innovative technology. Visitors will discover how optimizing inventory availability with RFID significantly enhances the consumer experience, increases sales, and ultimately drives long-term brand loyalty. The booth will feature:

  • Integrated Solutions for Multiple Industries

Avery Dennison to display several of its latest integrated solutions and innovations for the retail, apparel, beauty, accessories, footwear, and food industries, including: RFID driven omnichannel innovations; in-store price management solutions; and markdown, reticketing, and backroom pricing applications. The latest innovations in RFID inlays demonstrate how the company’s products meet the demands of the retail industry, combining high-density, close-proximity performance with long read-range.

The company will also showcase its latest innovation SmartFlextileTM, an exclusive RFID Integrated printed fabric label, which offers flexibility, a soft touch, and enhanced sustainability features through its proprietary SmartFaceⓇ technology.

Avery Dennison will present its RFID product offering for the food retail industry, demonstrating how RFID increases visibility of stock, and results in approximately a 20 percent reduction in waste and around 99%+ accuracy.

In collaboration with Tyco Retail Solutions, visitors will preview an easy-to-use mobile Fresh Food RFID solution that enables expedient inventory counting, accurate item management, and timely product visibility for the food stock management process. By leveraging Avery Dennison’s food RFID tags and Tyco Retail Solutions’ cloud-based analytics solution for perishable items, like high value, high-theft meat products for example, food retailers are able to gain a clear view of both product availability and remaining shelf life.

  • Innovative Printer Solutions

Avery Dennison will showcase the latest advancement in its Monarch® Freshmarx® series for improved food labeling precision and accuracy, and the Monarch 9419 hybrid printer, which enables applications such as pricing, shelf-labeling, reticketing, and omnichannel order fulfillment. The Pathfinder® handheld “scan, print and apply” solutions for in-store and backroom price marking needs will also be presented, in addition to the ADTP1™ barcode printer and RFID encoder for production of carton and pallet labeling, item-level tracking, and apparel hang tag printing.  

  • Rochambeau Interactive Smart Jacket and Rebecca Minkoff Smart Bag, Featuring JanelaTM Smart Product Solution

Avery Dennison to feature the smart digital jacket via its collaboration with New-York based Rochambeau, a 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist. Featuring Avery Dennison’s Janela™ solution, powered by EVRYTHNG’s IoT Smart Products Platform and intelligent identity and data management in the cloud, the ‘BRIGHT BMBR’ connected jackets feature interactive and fast response codes and NFC, giving consumers access to exclusive, personalized experiences in dining, art, retail and fashion. View the ‘BRIGHT BMBR’ smart product experience here: http://brightbmbr.nyc.

In addition, Avery Dennison will also display one of the first-ever smart bags by designer Rebecca Minkoff, produced for her spring/summer 2017 runway event, which features the Janela™ solution in the bag’s hangtag, offering exclusive offers, including personal styling recommendations from Rebecca, e-commerce services, and access to future shows. Learn more.

  • Interactive In-Store Experiences with RFID-Embedded Accessories

Avery Dennison will feature its collaboration with Sarah Angold, jewelry designer and Vogue Italia’s “Vogue Talents” award-winner. Angold’s custom-made accessory pieces, embedded with Avery Dennison’s RFID technology, trigger unique item-level experiences within the store environment.

About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at  www.averydennison.com.

About Avery Dennison RBIS
Avery Dennison RBIS, a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, is a $1.5 billion division of Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY). Avery Dennison RBIS provides intelligent, creative and sustainable solutions that elevate brands and accelerate performance throughout the global retail supply chain. We elevate brands through graphic tickets, tags and labels, embellishments and packaging solutions that enhance consumer appeal. We accelerate performance through RFID enabled inventory and loss prevention solutions, price management, global compliance, and brand security solutions. Based in Westborough, Massachusetts, Avery Dennison RBIS responsibly serves the global marketplace with operations in 50 countries, across six continents. For more information, visit www.averydennison.com/RBIS.

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