03.15.2012 -- NextLP: The Move From Analog To Digital Proves A Wise Investment
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Insight From LP Game Changers By Melissa Morris, publisher
Starting with this issue of NextLP, we'll address your LP/IT/Operations integration challenges with insights and answers from the tech executives that are leading the charge. A new feature called the LP Leadership Series kicks off today, and fittingly, the inaugural article was penned in part by a retail tech veteran who inspired its start.
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Walmart Sets The Bar For Green LP By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
With 10,020 retail units operating under 60 different banners in 28 countries and more than 2.2 million worldwide associates, no retailer has a footprint like Walmart's.
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Now It Gets Interesting: Mobile Goes Mainstream, Guest Series - Part 1 By Lori Mitchell-Keller, senior vice president, SAP's Global Industry Business Unit for Retail
Mobile devices are clearly integral to how consumers experience work, shop, and play. The digital revolution has influenced shopper behavior and created new ways for shoppers to acquire goods, obtain services, and have memorable experiences. Such changes create new opportunities for retailers to deliver personalized content and offers in line with their customers' preferences.
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The Evolution Of Tyco, NextLP Loss Prevention Leadership Series By Kim Warne, director, solutions marketing, Tyco and Lee Pernice, director, business development, ADT Security Services
As any good leader understands, change is inevitable and success depends on the ability to anticipate and strategically respond. For that reason, Tyco is extending its offerings to include a suite of new retail performance solutions that increase operational efficiencies.
CCTV Top 10 Predictions For 2012 By Jackie Andersen, Axis Communications Inc.
When you're a business development manager, the art of prediction is somewhat implied by the title. You can only really develop a business if your predictions are true — or close to it, anyway.
The Move From Analog To Digital Proves A Wise Investment Submitted by DIGIOP Inc.
Monticello Bank, a 12-branch community bank in Kentucky, had an outdated analog surveillance system in place that limited capabilities and that required the bank to hire a third-party vendor for analog video installation and maintenance services.
Smart Safes Render Time Saved At Wawa By Erin Harris, associate editor
C-stores take many measures to guard against shrink, and Wawa, a chain of more than 570 convenience stores (200 offering gasoline), is no different. Wawa stores are located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virgina.
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While By the Rockies had point of sale (POS) systems in all of their restaurants and cameras in a subset of locations, the lack of integration and robust exception reporting left operators without a key profit impacting tool and missing out on video driven intelligence on store-level operations.
Mobile applications and in-store tablets are increasingly popular tools for retailers of all sizes. They offer innovative ways to interact with customers and potential new revenue streams. In fact, comScore recently reported that mobile shopping has soared in the past year by an amazing 87%, with more than 28.5 million mobile users accessing retail websites and applications in 2011.