Retailers Take a New Approach to Addressing Out-of-Stocks - Part 2
Retailers have sought to balance the need to secure high-theft items with their desire to keep those items on display for customers, rather than locked away in cabinets or in other defensive merchandising tactics, which discourage consumers from shopping and leads to lost sales. The desire for secure, “open merchandising” solutions has led to the development of innovative high-theft packaging solutions such as Keepers™, CableLoks™ and SpiderWraps™, as well as attractive, yet secure, display merchandising solutions for electronics and other high-ticket items.
IP Video — Not Just For LP Any More
There are so many things to consider when protecting your business — from article security to access control and many other things. They all impact the retailer’s bottom line. Starting with intrusion, access control and fire detection, many retailers face fines due to false alarms, and not to mention the fact that manpower is wasted brining in managers to check on the alarms.
How IP Video Benefits All Of Retail Operations
Retailers are notoriously slow in migrating to new technology, but there has been a huge push towards IP Video lately. This is evident in a recent case study with Sachs Fifth Avenue in the June issue of Integrated Solutions for Retailers Magazine.
An Introduction To The ASIS Retail Council
ASIS International was founded in 1955 and currently is worldwide leader among security organizations for security professionals, with over 38,000 active members worldwide.
Workforce Management Needs Managing
Until a few years ago when a company was ready to progress from paper-based time sheets to an automated system the only practical option was a fixed, wall-mounted punch clock. Today, there are dozens of options available to replace paper-based systems. Those include digital and electro-mechanical punch clocks, smartphone applications, texting, tablets, point-of-sale systems, telephony, PC- and SaaS-based applications, battery-powered field time clocks, and biometric devices.
Integrated Solutions For Retailers Digital Edition June 2013
Three Key Considerations For Implementing A Successful Video Analytics Program In The Retail Market
Five years ago, video analytics for retail applications offered a lot of potential, but not a lot of delivery. Not everyone knew what to expect and the idea that you could just push a button and all kinds of value would come out never came to fruition. However, with an application specific approach and the progress in technology, video analytics can now deliver useful information from both a loss prevention standpoint, and a merchandising and business management front.
Shrinking The LP Gap In Mobile POS With Video
The traditional cash wrap counter is an operational model that’s surely destined for obsolescence. Mobile point of sale (POS), mobile apps and mobile wallet technologies are gaining traction among consumers faster than anyone anticipated. And loss prevention (LP) professionals really need to be proactive about creating comprehensive retail programs and strategies to address the inherent risks posed by this self-checkout model.
2013 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper™
This year’s study explores what customers expect during their online shopping experience, how mobile and social are changing buying trends and how retailers can benefit by offering an integrated sales experience. For a second year, UPS has worked with comScore to identify what options consumers want before they buy, during check-out and delivery and, if needed, returns.
Retailers: Compliance With the Affordable Care Act And Engagement With Employees Both Benefit From Straightforward HCM Technology
This is the final installment in a four-part series on human capital management (HCM) for retailers. The past three installments have explored the many ways retail organizations can employ HCM technology to help carry out best-practices in improving, for instance, employee engagement and the efficiency of their human resource processes.