It would appear that approximately 30 percent of our respondents are going to have to find another outlet to buy toys for the children (and adults) in their lives. Read More
Tag: omni channel
As online-only retailers continue to see expanded success, traditional brick-and-mortar stores must turn to new strategies to keep up with customer demand. Today’s retail environment demands that the customer shopping journey be a seamless one as it transitions from a physical store to a smartphone app to an interactive catalog (or Read More
Technology is not here to eliminate us; it’s here to make our jobs and lives easier. Read More
In last week’s most-read article, “What Happened to Toys “R” Us?,” we learned that the iconic toy megastore has announced that it plans to sell or close all 800 of its remaining US retail stores. For most of us, this was a store that we grew up with, spending birthdays, Read More
By John Wilson
If connectivity in today’s digital world represents “everything,” then surely the opposite must be true of disconnectivity.
As we immerse ourselves in the 21st century and the Internet of Things—the symbiosis between design and device—and live our lives according to the new laws of online and omni-channel retailing that are but Read More
In an industry as dynamic as retail, asset protection leaders have long been faced with the daunting task of keeping pace with the changing landscape of the industry. This has never been more true than it is today.
Safeguarding company assets is no longer synonymous with simply catching shoplifters and requires Read More
By Adrian Beck
Since the term radio frequency identification (RFID) came into common usage within the retail environment, around the end of the 1990s, it has in many respects been an idea driven more by hope and hype than practical realization. For retailers, it promised a world where supply chains would become fully Read More
By Chris Trlica
Just as the word “e-commerce” has come to refer to a menagerie of different specialized markets, so e-commerce credit card fraud comes in many different guises. As the great pace of retail evolution dictates that retailers’ transaction processes are constantly changing, so the frauds change with them.
In a bid to Read More
By Bill McBeath
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 more than six billion tags used in 2016 alone, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well.
We wanted to find Read More
What does 2018 look like for the loss prevention industry? Consumers expect products to be available immediately, brick-and-mortar retailers are focused on differentiating themselves with in-store experiences, and new technologies keep emerging to both improve and challenge our daily work.
In response to this evolution, LP Magazine interviewed three executives in Read More