The Value is in the Tags

Retailers focus their RFID implementation efforts on the hardware and software required to deploy the technology rather than the tags- but are they missing out?

Global footprint and nearshoring for labels

ALS World production sites

Increasing manufacturing costs in some countries, plus the impact of the pandemic is putting pressure on the supply chain. What are the advantages of nearshoring for fashion retailers and brands?

Brand Integrity

RFID ALS Brand in store

From a creative perspective, labels help to reinforce your brand voice which is why they’re so important in developing and maintaining your brand’s integrity.

Introducing our “Kona” label

When the new going out is staying in, don’t let uncomfortable apparel labels confine your sales. Whether the latest luxury loungewear or a set of thermal pyjamas – an embedded RFID tag has to be of absolute comfort. At Checkpoint we care about how our apparel labels feel against skin and have developed a label […]

Know your logo’s

  Navigating your way through the plethora of sustainability icons, logos, badges and certifications can be a minefield.  To help you find your way, we have created a simple guide to explain the meaning behind, and best practice usage, for some of the most widely used logos in the garment apparel and packaging industries. Most […]

Delivering the best of both worlds, Checkpoint announces the new UNO EP RF/RFID label

Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in source-to-shopper solutions, has today announced the release of the new UNO EP. The ARC-qualified inlay is approved up to and including levels F and I – which many retailers now demand. For retailers who have already invested in RFID, UNO EP provides the additional benefit of maximizing both their […]

Leading Label Technology –Checkpoint announces a range of ARC approved Checkpoint labels with Impinj M700 family of ICs

Checkpoint Systems, a vertically integrated supplier of RFID Solutions for retail, is pleased to announce new ARC accreditations on a series of label products which enable retailers around the world to improve their inventory visibility, reduce costs, improve performance and increase their profitability. In April 2020 Checkpoint were the first label manufacturer to launch an […]

Why is it important to choose the right label partner?

Interview with Miguel Guillo, General Manager of Checkpoint ALS Iberia & Morocco Why are labels so important? Labels are a fundamental part of any garment or piece of footwear. Labels provide important information to the consumer, size, price, care instructions. Labels also communicates the Brand to the consumer, therefore, they play an important part in […]

Recycled yarns? Have confidence of full chain of custody with Checkpoint

The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) is a globally recognised holistic certification for products with recycled content. The aim of the GRS is to provide brands more accurate labelling.  It encourages innovation in the use of reclaimed materials and establishes more transparency in the supply chain, enabling you, the brand owner, to provide better information to […]

What is a sustainable ink?

Soy-based. Vegetable-based. Water-based. What are these inks and which is considered to be the most sustainable option? First, you need to understand the make-up of inks. They contain three main components: 1. Pigments: these give inks their colour and account for about 10-20% of the final product 2. Additives: these improve performance, like smudging and […]