Retail Industry

Who Will Be the First in the Retail Industry to Open on Christmas Day?

Not very long ago, it was unimaginable to think of shopping on Thanksgiving Day, but this year had more stores open on Turkey Day...

EyeOnLP: Bitcoin Transactions—Are They The Future of Retail?

When it comes to security, is Bitcoin any more secure than our current methods of payment? According to Adam Smith at Bi-Lo Holdings, Bitcoin is very secure--if handled correctly.
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Walmart Announces Launch of Mobile Payment System

Walmart has recently begun to roll out Walmart Pay, its new mobile payment solution. The announcement of the new technology makes Walmart the only...

FTC Lawsuit to Block Retail Merger Between Staples and Office Depot

The Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that a lawsuit has been filed seeking to block the proposed retail merger between Staples, Inc. and...
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The Art of the Kiosk

A passerby might be forgiven for walking by a Coinstar or Redbox kiosk and regarding it as a glorified vending machine. But behind the...

Racial Profiling Continues to Give the Retail Industry a Black Eye

That lightning-rod phrase that will make the best loss prevention professional cringe—racial profiling—has hit the news again as we enter the height of the...
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Managing the Frontiers of Retail Innovation

Rapid developments in mobile technologies now mean that some retailers are offering customers the opportunity to use their own devices to scan and pay...

Retail Industry Trends: Black Friday

We all know that Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the US, which is always the fourth Thursday of November. It...

Black Friday Retail Industry Trends Changing?

With Black Friday just around the corner, retailers are bracing themselves for the usual frenzy of holiday shoppers. But much of the bargain hunting...
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LP 101: Specialty Retail Industry Trends

Building a successful career in loss prevention has always been predicated on the commitment to professional growth and development. Working in a business as...

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Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.