12/22/2014 - 12:49pm

For shippers, this retail shopping transformation has meant that the transportation planning question has gone from a simple ‘how much,’ to the nightmare of ‘how much, when, through which channels and delivery modes?’

12/17/2014 - 1:11pm

Retailers that run an effective loss prevention program experience huge financial gains while those that don’t risk significant loss. 

12/17/2014 - 1:07pm

As 2014 comes to a close, one thing is clear—traditional retailing is under fire. 

12/16/2014 - 6:02pm

Consumers weren’t the only ones who were busy browsing gifts during Cyber Week 2014. 

12/16/2014 - 3:07pm

At one time, IT service providers could demonstrate their retail industry expertise by showing a PowerPoint slide of customer logos. That’s no longer sufficient. 

12/12/2014 - 6:25pm

Consumers view the “right” payment method, (accessing points, discounts, and special offers,) as a critical part of the purchase process – good news for branded private label cards which allow retailers to cultivate loyalty, improve operating results, and gain sustainable competitive advantage. 

12/12/2014 - 5:24pm

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 - 12:32pm

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 - 12:31pm

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.