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RILA President Sandy Kennedy Announces Retirement

Retail and Washington, DC, veteran Sandy Kennedy recently announced her plans to retire at the end of 2019 after 17 years as president of...

Loss Prevention Furniture Alliance Discuss Challenges in Two-Day Meeting

The growing Loss Prevention Furniture Alliance (LPFA) met October 8–9 in Columbus, OH, to discuss challenges in their retail segment and share solutions. Many...

RILA’s Asset Protection Leaders Council Looks at Escalating Violence and Total Retail Loss 2.0

RILA’s Asset Protection Leaders Council—comprised of AP functional heads from RILA member—kicked off the three-day annual meeting event at the Westin Resort in Hilton Head Island co-located with industry partners LP Magazine and the Loss Prevention Foundation.

Report: Retailers Embracing New Approach to Managing Loss

The Retail Industry Leaders Association recently published "Total Retail Loss 2.0: From Theory to Practice," a report that analyzes the global retail industry’s adoption of the Total Retail Loss concept first introduced in 2016.

It’s National Customer Service Week. 7 Tips to Enhance Your Brand

National Customer Service Week, proclaimed by Congress in 1992, is celebrated each year during the first full week of October. In today’s volatile retail environment, a retailer with a culture of delivering truly great customer service has a distinct edge over their competition.

Nike and the Retail Industry Adoption Outlook for RFID

“It’s quickly becoming the most precise tool in our arsenal to meet an individual consumer specific need at the exact right moment...I think this will help us create the capability to grow profitably across the breadth of the portfolio and ultimately, again it’s putting ourselves in position to serve consumers in a way that gets them the product that they need when they want it and where they want it.” - Mark Parker, Nike CEO

Five Companies That Are Truly Living Their Brand

Too many companies think brand-building belongs to the marketing department. But actually, it’s everyone’s business according to brand strategist Lindsay Pedersen. Retailers of all...

They’re Back! Three Retailers Once Thought Dead Are Rising from the Ashes

We have talked a lot about the changing retail landscape and the struggles of major iconic brands such as Sears, JCPenney and Macy’s. These...

Zebra Technologies to Acquire Prescriptive Analytics Provider Profitect

Zebra Technologies announced it intends to acquire Profitect, a leading provider of prescriptive analytics for the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries.
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Breaking Data Breaches by Building Bridges

“When it comes to dealing with data breaches and other data security issues in the business world, there are basically two kinds of companies–Those...

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