Tag: mobile payment


RFID White Paper (Nedap)

RFID White Paper (Nedap)

Today’s shoppers expect the entire shopping experience to be fun. They want to be inspired, find what they want and the size they need, and get help when they need it. And they do not want to wait for anything. A typical retail challenge is the payment step, which can   Read More


A Culture of Innovation

Savvy leaders shape the cultures of their departments to drive innovation. They know that culture—the values, norms, unconscious messages, and subtle behaviors of leaders and employees—will either enhance or limit performance. This type of creative thinking can be encouraged and rewarded, or discouraged. What’s important is that we take the   Read More


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