12/12/2014 - 4:24pm

The Supreme Court has unanimously that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to pay employees for time spent passing through post-shift security screening. The logic of the ruling is important for all employers. 

12/12/2014 - 11:32am

EMV is a great way to combat counterfeit cards at the point of sale (POS), but it does nothing to prevent the types of breaches seen in recent news headlines.

12/11/2014 - 11:31am

Retailers now stand at the two-thirds point of the Holiday shopping season, 41 days into the 61-day November-December statistical calendar—and two weeks until Christmas. 

12/10/2014 - 2:32pm

62% of shoppers say loyalty program membership is beneficial, but only 26% consider retailers’ programs worth joining. 

12/10/2014 - 12:13pm

What’s going to keep people coming back to physical store locations, as comfort levels with e-commerce rise every year? 

12/09/2014 - 12:35pm

The holiday season is a time of family, food, and frenzied shopping. Consumers are bombarded by messages, promotions, discounts, and offers, and retailers have to be smart about how they reach out to their customers. 

12/08/2014 - 12:25pm

Watch out, retailers with stores in Florida. The Florida State Legislature has tightened controls over businesses for data security breaches. 

12/03/2014 - 3:45pm

Brand-building expert and consultant Denise Lee Yohn has released her annual outlook for the year,  “Brands to Watch in 2015.” Here are her top five picks.

12/02/2014 - 4:55pm

Among brick-and-mortar retailers, Black Friday sales promotions remain a popular tactic for drawing customers into stores and combatting the shift toward online commerce.