Tag: mobile payment


What Is the Best Identity Theft Protection?

What Is the Best Identity Theft Protection?

Like most people, you probably shop online a lot. No doubt you use your credit or debit cards often at stores and restaurants. We know that shopping online and using credit and debit cards increases one’s risk for identity theft. So, what is the best identity theft protection? Is it   Read More


An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the   Read More


Cashing In on Security

Cashing In on Security

It is possible for cash to be an afterthought. Shoppers are using it less, and it doesn’t command attention like new mobile payment methods do. It’s not disappearing, but it’s not changing either. It’s stable and consistent, but maybe a bit anachronistic. Threats to cash, too, aren’t much different than   Read More


Mobile POS: The Brave New World of Retail

Mobile POS: The Brave New World of Retail

In the beginning, there was the cellular phone. Then arose a new kind of phone, from whence sprang generation upon furious generation of increasingly intelligent smartphones. Today, we are beset by a menagerie of portable devices, their displays ranging in length from thumb to forearm, but, crucially, each embedded with   Read More


Amazon Continues to Reshape the Retail Industry

Amazon Continues to Reshape the Retail Industry

The idea of shopping online for groceries is not new. Retail technology companies have tried over and over to fix what people hate most about grocery shopping – long lines, slow moving cashiers, and now, the long wait for chip credit cards to process. As history has seen, however, the   Read More


Credit Card Fraud Goes Online for the Holiday Season

Credit Card Fraud Goes Online for the Holiday Season

Final numbers aren’t in, but Black Friday 2016 appears to have exceeded predictions. And Cyber Monday is projected to be the biggest in history, with sales reaching $3.3 billion. But with the holiday season comes another, more sobering statistic: credit card fraud and its many new iterations are expected to   Read More