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Checkpoint Systems Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary by Opening State-of-the-Art Customer Experience Center Featuring Over 40 Connected Store Technologies

Leader in Intelligent Retail Solutions Enables Retailers to Interact with Solutions to Garner Valuable Consumer Insights in Working Lab Environment

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THOROFARE, N.J. – Jan. 18, 2019 – –Checkpoint Systems, the only vertically integrated solution provider for retail, today announced that it is marking its 50th year anniversary with the opening of a new Customer Experience Center at its North American headquarters in Thorofare, NJ.

The Customer Experience Center is a multistore format retail technology laboratory featuring more than 40 connected store technologies. It enables Checkpoint engineers and retailers to interact with, test and trial connected store solutions so they can gain valuable insights in a working lab environment prior to store wide deployment.

According to Checkpoint President John Dargan, “Checkpoint Systems is transforming retail with an array of ingenious connected store solutions that improve product availability, thus improving financial performance and enhancing the consumer experience.”

In addition to providing industry leading EAS loss prevention solutions, Checkpoint has become a vertically integrated global RFID retail partner. It produces its own intelligent RF/RFID tags, labels, personalized RF/RFID pedestals and scanning hardware. This connected store environment is integrated with Checkpoints HALO Internet of Things (IOT) software platform. This Microsoft Azure-based platform delivers an improved financial performance and an improved consumer experience for retail partners via an ecosystem of hardware and software solutions that include RF/RFID labels, tags and trims that interact with devices to provide a range of intelligent actions that ensure inventory investment and the consumer experience is maximized.

Interested customers, retail professionals, analysts, professional groups and universities can visit the Customer Experience Center to see the future of connected retail stores, as well as test their new products and inventory management protocols in a retail environment that is representative of their own specific store environment by registering here.

About Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (www.checkpointsystems.com)

A division of CCL Industries, Checkpoint Systems is the only vertically integrated RF/RFID solution provider for retail. With consumer demands accelerating at an extraordinary rate driven by technology, Checkpoint delivers intelligent solutions – bringing clarity and efficiency into the retail environment anytime, anywhere. Through a unique offering of software, hardware, labels, tags and connected cloud-based solutions, Checkpoint optimizes retail operations and efficiencies with real-time intuitive data delivered throughout the supply chain and in-store resulting in improved profitability and an enriched consumer experience. Checkpoint's intelligent retail solutions are built upon 50 years of radio frequency technology expertise, innovative high-theft and loss prevention solutions, market-leading software, RFID hardware and comprehensive labeling capabilities to brand, secure and track merchandise from source to shelf.

 

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About CCL Industries

CCL Industries Inc., a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, employs approximately 19,000 people and operates 150 facilities in 25 countries on six continents with corporate offices in Toronto, Canada, and Framingham, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.cclind.com.

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About Checkpoint Systems

Checkpoint Systems, a division of CCL Industries, addresses two critical issues for its customers: Improving Profitability and Improving Consumer experience. With consumer demands accelerating at an extraordinary rate driven by technology, Checkpoint recognizes the challenges faced by its customers in the rapidly evolving retail market. We deliver intelligent solutions – bringing clarity and efficiency into the retail environment anytime, anywhere. Through a unique offering of software, hardware, labels, tags and connected cloud based solutions, Checkpoint optimizes operational efficiencies through analysis of real time data captured throughout the Supply Chain and in store then translating this to clear concise actions and tasks.

We provide 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 48 years of radio frequency technology expertise, innovative high-theft and loss-prevention solutions, market-leading RFID hardware, RFID 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. Checkpoint operates in every major geographic market and employs 4,500 people worldwide.