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  • Friendly Fraud: What It Is And How To Prevent It
    Friendly Fraud: What It Is And How To Prevent It

    The e-commerce industry is growing rapidly. With the demand for online shopping higher than ever before, retailers and brands are doing everything in their power to grab consumers’ attention and more importantly, their wallets. With access to an unlimited marketplace at their fingertips, consumers’ concept of patience is hastily diminishing.

  • 4 Key Video Trends For 2017
    4 Key Video Trends For 2017

    The rate of change in the retail industry is astonishing, as organizations strive to keep pace with omni-channel selling, personalization, and demand for an enhanced in-store customer experience. Retail technologies are evolving at a similarly rapid pace, making it possible to do more than ever with the masses of business and customer data being collected every day.

  • Are Your Customers Committing Fraud?
    Are Your Customers Committing Fraud?

    Managing eCommerce fraud is extremely challenging, leaving many merchants stuck between elevated exposures and disrupting valuable customer experiences. Going it alone means merchants must invest heavily in fraud detection tools, collaborate with third-party agencies, and dedicate numerous resources to mitigating fraud. A daunting task for sure. However, digging a little deeper, there is an even more troubling trend at play.

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How Skechers Eases Compliance Audits How Skechers Eases Compliance Audits

New compliance audit software helps Skechers create, track, and manage compliance issues quickly and effectively.

2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards 2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards

Retailer Innovation Award recipients aren’t just doing something new, they’re reaping the business reward for the execution of their innovation.

Loss Prevention | 2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards Loss Prevention | 2017 IRT Retailer Innovation Awards

At DICK’S, the innovative use of integrated IP video, data analytics, and EAS with RFID technology is simultaneously supporting the company’s LP and omni-channel strategies. The company was an early adopter of IP video, installing it in all new stores since 2008. Now the company is exploring ways to tie its POS data with its IP video system to support investigations.

Navigating The LP Solutions Landscape Navigating The LP Solutions Landscape

Turning a great idea into a deployable solution is a multi-step, multi-faceted process.

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  • Active Shooter - Common Sense And A Senseless World
    Active Shooter - Common Sense And A Senseless World

    Until recently I didn’t give much thought to the topic of “active shooter.” In truth, the idea of a lengthy conversation seemed unnecessary. It appeared an investment in a discussion that pertained to a rare occurrence in the retail environment.

  • Loss Prevention And The Holidays
    Loss Prevention And The Holidays

    It is that time of the year! Black Friday begins the maddening rush of shoppers focused on grabbing those all important sale items to wrap and joyfully relish as they are opened and appreciated by friends and family.

  • Managing Management During Investigations
    Managing Management During Investigations

    Managing a business is a very personal experience which engenders many emotions conflicting with the investigation of workplace issues.  Being aware of the consequences of these emotions can help manage the pace and outcome of the inquiry.

  • Panera Bread's LP Approach — Eliminate Temptation And Opportunity
    Panera Bread's LP Approach — Eliminate Temptation And Opportunity

    We have seen the role of the loss prevention (LP) professional change from one of “company police” to an integral part of a successful business. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Levitt, LPC, CPP, asset protection with Panera Bread, to discuss how he is handling the evolving role of LP professional.

  • Is Ronnie Working In Your Company?
    Is Ronnie Working In Your Company?

    Your institution houses private information for your clients, but what would happen if that information fell into the wrong hands? An information breach not only affects the clients whose information is leaked, but diminishes the integrity of your institution. What should you do to minimize or even prevent the probability that a breach will occur at your business?

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  • Security Management: How Retailers Can Take Charge

    Integrated Solutions speaks with Steve Sell, director of marketing North America, Tyco Integrated Security, about how retailers can juggle the installation, support, and management of all the various security systems they need today.

  • 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.

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Loss prevention solutions for retailers include alarm monitoring, cash management, data security, EAS and RFID solutions, exception reporting, video analytics, and video surveillance. Alarm monitoring includes services and solutions that allow retailers to monitor and control different alarms that may be triggered by their security systems.

Cash management solutions encompass all available technologies that allow retailers to better manage cash in their stores including bill counters, safes, cash drawers, deposit solutions, and more. Data security solutions are systems designed to prevent unauthorized access to data retailers transmit both internally and externally.

EAS and RFID solutions include RFID tags, RFID readers, automated solutions, and more. Exception reporting solutions encompasses solutions that select and highlight events or objects that are different from what is expected or critical.

Video Analytics solutions provide automated and manual analysis of video streams to detect and prevent unwanted behavior in retail environments. This can include abnormal employee activates, theft, unauthorized access, and more. Video analytics can also be used to analyze customer movements and actions inside a store to better control traffic flow and determine store layouts. Video surveillance is an integral part of video analytics and consists of the physical cameras and control systems required to capture video in a retail environment. Solutions include CCTV cameras, IP / network cameras, DVRs, data storage systems, camera control software, servers, and more.


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    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.
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    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.
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