Tag: the retail industry


The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

Cargo theft often is thought of as a silent and victimless crime despite the fact that it accounts for losses of billions of dollars annually in the United States. The most common incidences of cargo theft involve gangs who steal high-value commodities from loaded trailers. Substantial losses can also occur   Read More


A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

In the digital technology era, information protection has become a top priority across all industries. The retail industry is no exception. The collection and use of data is now an integral part of day-to-day business practices and processes in the retail world – but what does data protection really entail?   Read More


RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2017 Preview

RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2017 Preview

Supply-chain executives from retailers throughout the world will meet in Orlando, FL this month for the 2017 Retail Supply Chain Conference, hosted by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) from February 12-15.

The conference, which will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, will offer four days of   Read More


What Is a Loss Prevention Manager?

What Is a Loss Prevention Manager?

What is a loss prevention manager? What might appear to be a fairly simple question now requires a much more complicated answer in a new age of retail where roles and responsibilities are changing on a consistent basis.

To the average consumer, a loss prevention manager might be perceived as a   Read More