Tag: omni channel retail
As the industry transitions from bricks and mortar to “bricks and clicks,” the capabilities of existing systems are being stretched thin, and many retailers have not fully integrated the new technology required to manage loss and reduce shrinkage effectively in an omni-channel world. Read More
The more retail e-newsletters and alerts you receive, the worse you may feel with the constant drumbeat of store closings, retailers filing bankruptcy, and elimination of jobs in our sector. Is this reality, or is it Chicken Little syndrome? Read More
With appropriate RFID solutions, store associates can easily restock merchandise on the sales floor, replenish out-of-stock items, improve inventory accuracy at the point of sale, and process returns efficiently to make them available for resale.
The technology helps retailers ensure merchandise availability in store, as it provides clear visibility on available Read More
Read any retail trade publication or mainstream news-media article about our industry, and chances are that you will walk away feeling bearish on the future of this business. Go to a retail trade show, and you are likely to hear speaker after speaker emphasizing change, business disruption, moving to e-commerce, Read More
More than ever, it seems that those in loss prevention are being faced with a plethora of new loss prevention technology solutions. In fact, at a recent loss prevention conference organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), over 37 different technologies were being promoted, including global positioning systems (GPS), Read More
EDITORS NOTE: Mike Combs is director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot. Prior to assuming this role in 2008, he was director of loss prevention for AutoZone for six years and held various LP positions with Macys for eight years. Combs earned a master of science Read More
Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and Read More
Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.0 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions.
The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates supporting new hardware. These updates are always top focus at Milestone, as supporting the widest range of devices possible is a crucial part of the company’s open-platform promise. Read More