The April 2018 edition of LPM Online is focused on disruptive and emerging technology. Here’s a look at the excellent articles in this issue.
Where Will We Go from Here?
After interviewing a number of LP executives and technology providers, LPM’s Garett Seivold tries to answer the question of where the evolution of technology is taking retail.
In an Ocean of Change, LP Needs More Shark Tanks
RILA’s Asset Protection Leaders Council has taken a leadership role in looking at innovation. At their fall meeting in Nashville, they brought in multiple start‑up companies and put them through a Shark Tank-style exercise.
Artificial Intelligence in Retail
Tom Meehan, CFI, defines artificial intelligence and machine learning and discusses how these capabilities have the potential to change retail in numerous positive ways.
(R)Tech Asset Protection Innovation Awards Recognize Game‑Changing Solutions
This awards program was founded in 2016 as a means to provide ground‑breaking companies with a platform for exposure to the world’s largest retailers. See this year’s nine finalists.
The Next Giant Step Forward in Supply‑Chain Risk Management
Omni‑channel retailing has put a lot of pressure on logistics and supply‑chain teams to optimize delivery of merchandise from manufacture to stores. One company has an innovative technology solution to do just that.
Rise of the Robots?
Almost by definition, robots are a disruptive technology that can impact how retailers do inventory audits, patrol parking lots, monitor sensitive areas 24/7, and a host of other activities to supplement human tasks.
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