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.
As retail undergoes broad transformation, it's not surprising that loss prevention is embroiled in a sea change of its own. With essential shrink challenges as dynamic as ever, LP executives also face new sets of problems, old problems getting worse, as well as fresh opportunities to provide value to retail organizations.
It's conference season—the time of year when loss prevention executives get to touch and admire the latest advances in new loss prevention technology.
""One of the goals is to get people with competing interests together and ask them: 'What would be palatable to you?' 'What are the things you need?'"
Asset protection practitioners need to accept and respond to the sea change taking place in the retail industry to avoid being engulfed by it, suggest AP leaders. Warning signs abound.
Retailers are losing their traditional allies in the fight against shoplifting. Once part of a multi-prong crime control effort—which included courts, communities, and law enforcement—retailers are increasingly fighting the battle on their own.
In loss prevention’s desire to improve solutions and enhance performance, it can be easy to forget about the dangers personnel face, especially those non-acute risks that can cause problems over time, such as harm to health and well-being from stress.