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The 11 Habits of Low-Inventory Shrink Retailers

In his bestselling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey presented a holistic, principle-based approach for solving personal and professional problems. This got the ECR team thinking, what if for “highly effective people,” we read “low-inventory shrink retailers”? What then would be the habits of low- shrink   Read More

Interview and Interrogation Training: Truthful Denials

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Angela Nino, CFI discussing truthful denials during the interview.

If your job involves interviewing, it is possible that a situation will arize where you will mistakenly confront a truthful subject and that will clearly result in   Read More

How GUESS? Turned LP into a Mission-Critical Business Operation

Shoplifters’ Destination of Choice
From Aruba to Venezuela, the GUESS?™ brand is ubiquitous. Known globally for its innovative, highly visual design sense…and for launching the careers of super models Claudia Schiffer,Naomi Campbell, and Anna Nicole Smith…hundreds of department stores and exclusive shops through out Europe, Asia, and South America feature GUESS? apparel, accessories,   Read More

Assistant Manager Accused of Raping Two Women after Shoplifting Incident

An assistant manager for a Dollar General store in Clarksville, Tennessee has been arrested and charged with raping two women after he allegedly detained them for shoplifting merchandise in the store, according to authorities.

The Clarksville Police Department has reported in a news release that 38-year-old Robert Lindlau allegedly witnessed the   Read More

Target Likely to Join Mobile Payments Market

Target may become the next entrant in the mobile wallet market, facing competition from the likes of Apple, Google, Samsung, and more recently, Walmart. In December, sources close to Target disclosed that the retailer’s new payment system is likely in the early stages of development. No launch date has been   Read More

The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID Renaissance—with well over a billion tags used this year, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well. It is being used   Read More