Holiday Theft And Fraud Prevention: A Q&A With NRF's Joe LaRocca By Erin Harris, associate editor
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, retailers have strategized their LP efforts for everything from return fraud to crowd management. Recently, I caught up with Joe LaRocca, senior asset protection advisor at NRF, about thwarting theft and fraud this season.
Featured Integrated Solutions For Retailers Article
Inside Frederick's Of Hollywood's Mobile Website Initiative By Erin Harris, associate editor
The mobile phone is evolving into a powerful commerce tool, enabling consumers to review products, run price comparisons, access inventory levels, and make transactions over the mobile network as well as at the POS.
Guest Expert Series
Is SMB Ready For ERP? By Steven Greenwood, vice president, Magstar
There are six major interrelated challenges that the SMB retailer must address to be successful in today's marketplace. This article explains how an integrated ERP solution can assist in meeting these challenges. You can still catch up with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of this series.
Sorting Out The Alphabet Soup Of VPN Solutions Submitted by MegaPath
Today's distributed organizations face the challenge of finding VPN WAN solutions that support the proliferation of branch offices and mobile workers, along with the successful deployment of demanding, critical, and converged applications such as video, Voice over IP (VoIP), payment processing, storage, CRM, and ERP.
Top 3 Strategies For Securing Retail Special Events Submitted by Wren Solutions
Managing special events is relevant to every segment of retail, and is an activity that can be forever improved. From Black Friday, to special promotions, celebrity appearances, and new product releases — special events are a common occurrence in retail.
Measuring Customer Satisfaction Adds $60M Revenue Submitted by CFI Group
A provider of business software faced increased competition and falling customer retention. They saw their share of wallet from existing customers threatened and sought to take action before it impacted their bottom line.
When your employees prepare orders for shipment, do they know exactly where to go to choose products in the most efficient manner, or are they moving from aisle to aisle in a disorderly, almost haphazard approach?
The National Retail Federation predicts that retailers will lose $3.68B dollars this year from refund fraud, which often involves collusion with employees who disguise the returns as legitimate transactions.
With the addition of exclusive restaurants, a multiplex movie theater, an off-track betting facility, and a 24-hour fitness gym, Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles, Illinois, felt that the increase in visitor and vehicle traffic warranted additional security measures.
Fresh Food, Fresh Technology: GS1 DataBar In Grocery 11/9/11 | 2:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time
Please join our GS1 DataBar webinar which will focus on GS1 DataBar applications in grocery. Honeywell's subject matter expert Mark Hernandez, senior product manager, Bioptic Scanners, and Jamie Gray, director of marketing, LOC Software, will present.