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Moving Customer Targets Require Mobile Teams And New Thinking
As the retail landscape has evolved over the years, most dramatically in the last decade due to rapid technological development, the loss prevention (LP) industry has done well to innovate and keep pace by staying in touch with new technology and understanding customer demands.
Doing More With Less – Retailer Strategies For Loss Prevention And Mobility
In the increasingly competitive retail space, there is a constant need to implement, expand and improve loss prevention programs to secure assets, decrease shrinkage and increase customer safety. With that, budget cuts in the manned loss prevention (LP) staff industry in all store ranges – from mom and pop shops, to big box retailers – have retailers exploring the latest in efficient and affordable LP management through video surveillance and the vast amount of add-on monitoring and analytic programs.
IP Opens Doors To A New World Of Physical Access Control
It is no exaggeration to say that network video has revolutionized the world of CCTV. Now the access control industry is on the verge of a similar, groundbreaking development. Once again, the driving force is the transition to TCP/IP-based systems.
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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 Saks Fifth Avenue in the June issue of Integrated Solutions for Retailers Magazine.
IP Video — Not Just For Big-Box Retailers
Retailers of all sizes can benefit from the advancements in IP video. Whether it’s analytics or reduced infrastructure costs, IP video presents one of the most cost-effective solutions for retailers of all sizes. Here, Bob Johns, editor of Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine and RetailSolutionsOnline.com, talks with Hedgie Bartol and Jackie Anderson, business development managers in retail with Axis Communications, to discuss the benefits of IP video for small and mid-size retailers. Feel free to listen to the podcast or read the text-only version.
Are You Ready For IP Video Surveillance?
Tyco Security Product’s Senior Product Manager, Video Management Systems and Analytics, Dave Jackson talks to Erin Harris about the security and cost benefits of IP video surveillance. Jackson also advises retailers who may be interested in migrating to IP how to accomplish this even while they are still using their analog technologies.
Mobile Application Security
Rick Hayes, senior principal consultant and Karthik Rangarajan, principal consultant, at Dell SecureWorks talk to Erin Harris about the importance of preventing business logic flaws and what that means for your business. Specifically, they cover the vulnerabilities that are routinely overlooked during the Web application assessments. Hayes and Rangarajan also discuss how businesses can prevent or evaluate business logic flaws.
LOSS PREVENTION SPECIAL REPORTS
|Tech Spending 2014: Responding To The Consumer Influence.||SMRs: Balancing Needs And Resources.||What's Driving The Future Of Loss Prevention?|
|2014 retail technology budgets are strongly influenced by consumers’ newfound control of where, when, and how they shop — and how much they pay.||Small to midsize retailers (SMRs) face the same challenges as the big retailers, but with much fewer resources. See where they focus these resources to maximize sales and growth.||Loss prevention professionals' duties are undergoing a massive shift as retailers deploy new technologies, and criminals follow suit.|
LOSS PREVENTION INDUSTRY NEWS
Tyco Retail Solutions To Showcase Suite Of Retail Store Visibility Solutions At NRF 2014
Tyco Retail Solutions a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions, recently announced plans for the upcoming NRF 103rd Annual Convention & EXPO, January 12-15 at the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center in New York City.
LOSS PREVENTION INDUSTRY VIDEOS
Mini HDTV Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras That Help Stores Improve Sales AXIS M50 PTZ Dome Network Cameras are perfect for getting an overview of a store, for checking if shelves are stocked and items are properly promoted, and for getting customer behavior information needed to increase sales, improve service and retain shoppers.
Evaluating Training Programs Walter explains the four-level "Kirkpatrick Model" that is commonly used in the evaluation of training programs within the performance and human resources industry. This model is also helpful in the design phase of a program because it can assist you in articulating your program goals in each of the four levels.
Levers Of Performance There are multiple factors that affect business performance and managers often push on only one or two of them in an effort to improve an employee’s performance. In this episode, Walter walks us through eight dimensions or "levers" of performance that must come together for desired behaviors, performance, and results to occur.
Video Series Part 1: Awareness vs. Performance In this on-going series of video podcasts, Walter Palmer, President of PCG Solutions, will discuss key considerations when developing a training and education campaign within your organization.