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When, in 2003, novelist William Gibson was famously quoted in The Economist as saying, "The future is already here—it's just not evenly distributed," he could easily have had the uneven development of CCTV surveillance in his crosshairs.
In a world where opposites attract, denial of service could be a force for good and put to commercial use, particularly in retail where organized retail crime gangs and opportunist thieves have had a free hand at disrupting legitimate business.
There is an old joke about Madame Tussauds where the curator advises visitors to keep moving through the world-leading waxworks attraction because the staff...
From counterfeit fashion to counter-culture initiatives: how the little black dress funds the black flag of hatred.
Between the physical and online space, ever-diminishing timelines, and the possibilities of pinpointing stock on its return journey (the so-called reverse logistics model), you have all the ingredients for a parallel universe where nothing is quite what it seems.
While the new “anti-establishment” world is rejecting globalization, will retail CCTV technology integration provide the panacea to retail risks?
While audits have long been a staple of supplier relationships, most businesses admit that they are only partially effective in identifying instances of labor abuse and modern-day slavery issues.
There are just three dogs in the United States trained to find electronic components with their noses. Bear, an electronics-sniffing black Labrador, is one of them.
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...
Loss prevention is probably the most schizophrenic of all retail jobs. Its personalities are numerous and its masters are manifold. Loss prevention salary and...