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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.
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.
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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 Sachs 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
The 2013 Annual Resource Guide
To Loss Prevention
2012 LP Supplement
ORC: Retail's Burning Issue
|In this annual guide Integrated Solutions For Retailers takes a look at how loss prevention and asset protection are leveraging big data.||As ORC sweeps the nation, LP pros and law enforcement have joined forces in order to stay on the cutting edge.|
LOSS PREVENTION INDUSTRY NEWS
N8 Identity Unveils Identity And Access Governance Solution: ELM For Retail
N8 Identity, Canada’s leading dedicated identity and access management (IAM) solution provider, recently announced the release of Employee Lifecycle Manager for Retail. This new product, based on N8 Identity’s flagship IAM solution Employee Lifecycle Manager (ELM), was designed to eliminate governance, access and risk problems unique to the retail industry.
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.