Following a bitterly cold and stormy January that left many retailers with disappointing monthly sales figures, February’s sales results were generally s bit more encouraging.
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., which sells cosmetics and hair care products both through salons and its own chain of more than 3,000 retail Sally Beauty Supply stores globally, is reporting that it discovered an attempted data breach.
Costco Wholesale Corp. reported a bigger-than-expected 15% drop in net income for the second quarter amid deep-discounting during the holidays.
Nike's store in University Village, Seattle, was created as a sanctuary for athletes. The goal is present in every detail in the 6,247-sq.-ft. store, including this quote from company co-founder Bill Bowerman that is painted onto the bleacher board behind the cash wrap: "There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people." More ...
Data-Driven Retail Fuels Demand for More High-Tech Skills
By Mark Ledbetter, SAP
The changing nature of retail combined with an ever-greater reliance on data is forcing retailers to adjust their workforce and employee skill sets accordingly.
By Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire
Increasingly, HVAC and other building management systems in retail stores are connected to the Internet. And as recent events have shown, such systems (often called “smart systems”) also raise big security implications. More ....
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