Footwear retailer DSW is looking at the future—one that doesn’t include dual electronic article surveillance (EAS) technologies. EAS systems utilize one of two signal technologies: radio frequency (RF) or acousto-magnetic (AM). Having both RF and AM EAS systems in most stores, DSW was faced with the challenge of moving forward Read More
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Checkpoint Systems recently announced its EVOLVE-Store™ solution while at the Retail Asset Protection Conference.
The rise in omni-channel shopping is driving retailers to make key investments in their inventory management to conquer the current and growing demand and fulfill customer expectations. However, with customers choosing how they want to shop Read More
What is the issue facing retailers regarding boosters and fences? There seems to be confusion over whether boosting or fencing goods is the primary cause of retail shrink. Is this issue one of those questions that we can break down into bite-sized pieces, make mathematical comparisons, study historical data, and Read More
Paul Jaeckle, LPC, has been named vice president of asset protection at Meijer. Jaeckle was formerly the senior director of asset protection strategy and operations at Walmart Stores US.
He began his asset protection career with Walmart as a temporary associate in 1997—as Christmas help.
“It was when Walmart rolled out the Read More
Here we are at the third and final installment of the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I had indicated in the first two articles that part of the third article would include a future look at some of the most important loss prevention technologies and practices such as Read More
RFID in Retail
Radio frequency identification, or RFID, has been touted as a magic elixir for retail for more than twenty years. Sometimes referred to as an intelligent alternative to standard electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems, a path to better inventory tracking, and a supply chain replenishment tool, the technology at Read More
In Part 1 of this article series , we looked back at the beginning of this story in 1994, when The Home Depot executed the first contracts for EAS labels affixed directly by manufacturers in their packaging, rather than by in-store labor.
At that time, there were three companies jockeying for control Read More
Best Security Industries (BSI), a premiere provider of certified, pre-owned and private label electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems and custom video solutions, today announced that it was named 2016 Retail Partner of the Year by Axis Communications at its 11th annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC) held in Tucson, Read More
Industrial Security Solutions (ISS) specializes in providing a complete range of EAS and CCTV products and services that focus on cost-effective solutions catered to each unique retailer. By manufacturing tags and systems in both AM and RF frequencies, ISS is able to offer competitive pricing on the most specific of Read More
According to the recently published 2016 Retail Holiday Season Global Forecast, retailers will experience both the heaviest sales volumes and the weakest performances (specific to margin rate) during this holiday season. As such, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts retail sales in November and December (excluding autos, gas, and restaurants) Read More