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Tony D'Onofrio is currently CEO of TD Insights, a consultancy focused on working with private equity companies, board of directors, public speaking, industry groups, and advanced technologies companies. He serves on the board of directors for 3SI Systems, board of advisors for Deep Science AI, board of advisors for Smart Store Expo Dubai, and is a mentor for the Alchemist Accelerator in Silicon Valley, California.D'Onofrio is a global social media influencer with over 160,000 followers on LinkedIn. He's listed as a Top 100 Global Retail Influencer 2019 by Vend, Top 25 Must Read Retail IT Blogs by BizTech, Top 25 Retail Industry Website by Vend, and Top 40 European Blogs by Market Inspector. His multiple industry accolades includes the Retail Excellence Award from the Asia Retail Congress.D'Onofrio publishes regularly on multiple platforms in North America and Europe on retail, technology, and leadership industry leading trends. As a public motivational speaker on many global stages, he has foreshadowed "The Disruptive Future of Retail" through digital transformation technologies.In 2018, he retired from Tyco Retail Solutions (now Sensormatic), part of Johnson Controls. At Sensormatic, he managed the growth strategies for retail global accounts, global marketing, global source tagging, and transitioning key components of the core loss prevention business into "as a service" model.D'Onofrio is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (BA) and Cleveland State University (MBA). His 30-plus years continuous learning career in information technologies and loss prevention retail segments continues through research, writing, and consulting. As he likes to say, "This is the age to disrupt or be disrupted."D'Onofrio's website is tonydonofrio.com. He can be reached by email at tonycdonofrio1 [at] gmail.com.

Nike and the Retail Industry Adoption Outlook for RFID

“It’s quickly becoming the most precise tool in our arsenal to meet an individual consumer specific need at the exact right moment...I think this will help us create the capability to grow profitably across the breadth of the portfolio and ultimately, again it’s putting ourselves in position to serve consumers in a way that gets them the product that they need when they want it and where they want it.” - Mark Parker, Nike CEO

What’s in the Mind of a Retail Shoplifter? How Do We Scientifically Change It?

The Loss Prevention Retail Council recently launched it's latest initiate called LPRC Innovate. LPM contributor Tony D'Onofrio was there and provides details on his latest blog post. He also summaries two LPRC research surveys. One on self-checkout theft and a second on theft by opioid-abuse offenders.
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Visualizing The Supermarket of the Future

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Walmart vs Amazon: The Worldwide Retail Champion Heavyweight Fight

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The Three Next-Wave Retail Growth Technologies

This post will introduce you to what I believe are the top three next-wave retail growth technologies.
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10 Percent Retail Self-Checkout Market Growth Collides with Deployment Risks

New data on retail self-checkout deployments reveals why the technology is growing—and why it's a major theft target.
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Technology Disruption and the Transformation of the Global Top 250 Retailers

Annually, I look forward to the Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing industry research, which provides a detailed growth trajectory review of the global top...
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Macy’s and Next-Generation Smart Loss Prevention Solutions

While inventory visibility is the number-one benefit of RFID, in multiple industry studies, loss prevention is always near the top as a primary application.

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