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Using Stores to Enhance the Customer Experience Is an Opportunity—But Online Transactions Come with...

"There has been a measure of handwringing over the challenge of having retail stores act as fulfillment and processing centers for online transactions, but...

Customization, Cooperation, and Culture: 3 Keys to Successful Retail Innovation

It seems increasingly clear that innovation is the difference maker in today’s great retail shakeout. Success—and perhaps even survival—rests squarely upon it. But innovation in today’s world of retail is not a singular thing. One requirement is custom configuration of the business tools that retailers use to drive their businesses forward.

GPS Technology Takes Asset Protection to the Next Level

As violent retail robberies go, it was fairly typical. Three individuals entered a Memphis, Tennessee, pawn shop in June and robbed it, making off...

Aligning Theft Prevention with Changes in Criminal Behavior and Business Needs

Today’s shoplifters are becoming more brazen than in the past, according to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation. This disturbing trend is...

The New Math of Theft Deterrent ID Labels

Identification is at the heart of security. For cybersecurity, for example, you must distinguish between legitimate and nefarious network traffic. For access control, you...
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A Fresh Approach to Fraud Prevention May Allow Self-Checkout to Finally Meet Its Promise

While it's certainly the future, self-checkout is also a mature technology with persistent, unaddressed problems in need of a fresh fraud prevention approach. [Sponsored]
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As the Meaning of Asset Protection Evolves, How Should Loss Prevention Executives Respond?

The critical necessity of preventing loss and theft to physical goods has not been supplanted—but it has certainly been added to. [Sponsored]
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Will Retailers Push Past Frustration to Jump-Start the Future of Shoplifting Prevention?

The stakes for retailers are immense. Because most misdemeanor crime is petty larceny, they are the principal victims when states raise felony thresholds to reduce incarceration. [Sponsored]

Reduce Employee Theft by Removing Opportunity

Not every solution needs to feed into the crime prevention arms race. An important foundation, say researchers and industry experts, is for retailers to assess whether their basic control policies and procedures might be inadvertently contributing to employee dishonesty.

Integrating Technology and Contract Officer Management

The convenience of today's app-driven world is all around us. Whether we're on the road, ordering a ride or mapping a route, or at work, creating notes, scheduling a meeting, or getting a reminder that we have a meeting, the convenience is there.