Tag: omni channel retail


Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Six Steps to Calculate ROI for New RFID Solutions

Six Steps to Calculate ROI for New RFID Solutions

With appropriate RFID solutions, store associates can easily restock merchandise on the sales floor, replenish out-of-stock items, improve inventory accuracy at the point of sale, and process returns efficiently to make them available for resale. The technology helps retailers ensure merchandise availability in store, as it provides clear visibility on   Read More


Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

More than ever, it seems that those in loss prevention are being faced with a plethora of new loss prevention technology solutions. In fact, at a recent loss prevention conference organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), over 37 different technologies were being promoted, including global positioning systems (GPS),   Read More


Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mike Combs is director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot. Prior to assuming this role in 2008, he was director of loss prevention for AutoZone for six years and held various LP positions with Macy’s for eight years. Combs earned a master of science   Read More


A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

Most retailers have adopted omni-channel strategies to meet consumers’ demand to browse or buy whenever and wherever they choose. But enabling everything from mobile point of sale (POS) to in-store pickup of online purchases has made inventory control and product logistics far more difficult. The complex new retail environment is   Read More


Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Milestone Now Supports More than 6,000 Devices

Milestone Now Supports More than 6,000 Devices

Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.0 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions.

The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates supporting new hardware. These updates are always top focus at Milestone, as supporting the widest range of devices possible is a crucial part of the company’s open-platform promise.   Read More


The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Why should video be high on loss prevention’s list of priorities? Because a fundamental change has created a wave of innovation and will fuel advances for years to come.

Once, back when Canon made a splash with its “Image is Everything” advertising campaign, it really was. CCTV offered images of sales   Read More