In the startup-infused culture of workplaces today, it is likely for managers to find themselves responsible for new teams that have never worked together. The members will likely have a variety of backgrounds. No matter, the goal is the same: to get everyone working together as effectively as possible, as soon as possible. Here’s how.
The divergence of digitization in commercial lending is comparable to the retail wars of the past three decades. Consider the different paths of Sears and Walmart.
Sandy Kennedy, president and CEO of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), retired effective December 31, 2019. During her seventeen-year tenure, the industry has changed dramatically. Kennedy shared her thoughts with LP Magazine on the retail industry, RILA as it stands today, and the asset protection profession.
The national news has been filled with stories about the demise of brick-and-mortar retailers, but such closures are part of a natural evolution of...
RILA released its 2020 Retail Public Policy Agenda outlining its focus on securing efficient supply chains, promoting competition and innovation, growing retail workforce, enhancing the customer experience, and ensuring safe and affordable products.
They don’t call it the Big Show for nothing. There were over 40,000 people in attendance from all over the world to talk retail, technology, strategy, and the future at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show hosted in New York City January 12–14. Here are four of the biggest trends that will impact retailers in 2020.
Twenty-six years ago, unthinkable tragedy befell a Louisville, Kentucky, family. Out of the ashes, a technological solution was developed to address the root cause of this tragedy. From this solution grew Appriss, a company that has impacted millions of American lives through its mission of providing “Knowledge for Good.”
It’s safe to say that 2020 will be a pivotal year for the retail industry. As more consumers turn to e-commerce giants like Amazon for their shopping needs, many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are feeling the pinch. Video surveillance is one tool that can help turn the tide.
Post-World War II, technology has been the primary engine driving the retail industry's transformation through three powerful megatrends. As we approach the perfect vision year 2020, this article summarizes the state of the third and most important megatrend—mobile communications and the smartphone.
The last decade saw a remarkable amount of innovation in the LP and AP space. Numerous teams found themselves asked to do “more with less,” including increasing productivity with the same resources. Various technology solutions emerged to help labor-strapped LP teams do so, and we will continue to see their adoption throughout the next decade.