In this WWD digital event, industry leaders share perspectives into how pandemic-induced changes in consumer behavior have created pressure on retail inventory and operations. Attendees will learn how day-to-day operations are dramatically improved using item-level RFID and setting the foundation for a new era in retailing.

This webinar will feature Dean Frew from SML and Johan Strenstom from Stadium, and the session will be moderated by Arthur Zaczkiewicz, executive editor of WWD and Fairchild Media Group.
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    Dean Frew
    Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, RFID Solutions, SML Group
    Dean Frew, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for RFID Solutions, SML Group, and Founder of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions (formerly Xterprise, purchased by SML in 2013). Mr. Frew is responsible for driving SML’s RFID Tags and Solutions strategy. He runs the RFID solutions division, based on his 20+ years of experience delivering RFID solutions to retailers and brand owners around the global.
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    Johan Stenstrom
    Supply Chain Developer, Stadium AB
    Johan Stenstrom joined Scandinavia’s leading sports retailer Stadium in 1995 and worked the last 15 years as a supply chain developer. He likes to combine his interest in technology and innovation with his passion for optimizing lean supply chains. Mr. Stenstrom was the Project leader for Stadium’s RFID investment, and is in charge of Stadium's never-ending improvement within RFID.
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    Arthur Zaczkiewicz
    Executive Editor, Strategic Content Development, WWD & Fairchild Media Group
    Arthur Zaczkiewicz is the Executive Editor of Strategic Content Development at WWD. Zaczkiewicz was formerly Deputy Editor of Data and Analysis at WWD and has published a variety of content that includes data-driven reports, market analysis, breaking news, and industry insights.

    Prior to this role, Zaczkiewicz served as a Business Administrator with the County of Ulster, New York where he counseled business owners, produced events, and worked with public officials and businesses on a variety of projects. Previously, he served as a Community Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County. Zaczkiewicz is also a co-founder of the Kingston Land Trust.

    Prior to his work in Ulster County, Zaczkiewicz served as Director of Content at Argyle Executive Forum where he produced content for C-level executives across a variety of industries. He also previously served as Senior Editor of WWD and Financial Editor of Fairchild Publications where he led a team of editors and reporters covering the retail and fashion apparel industries.

    Zaczkiewicz is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a degree in journalism and also earned a Master’s in Social Work at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work.