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]
The critical necessity of preventing loss and theft to physical goods has not been supplanted—but it has certainly been added to. [Sponsored]
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]
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.
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.
The upheaval in physical retail has had multiple ramifications for loss prevention professionals, but perhaps none more pronounced than its impact on which projects LP should advocate.
Traditionally, cash management systems have focused almost solely on security. While it's certainly a fundamental element—and one no less critical today—enhanced security features have done little to improve or advance the cash management function.
Big or small, a retailer has a range of technology options to improve security and loss prevention—but none of those should be used in a silo, according to Dan Reese, director of vertical market applications at Bosch Security and Safety Systems. Post sponsored by Bosch.
To retail customers on couches—if they were to give it a second thought—virtual shopping might seem magical. With a few mouse clicks or screen touches, they can conjure up just about anything to appear on their doorstep.
There is a lot of talk in retail about the store of the future—when it will be here, what it will look like, and how it might influence customer interactions in ways both recognizable and not. Post sponsored by Axis Communications.