June 9, 2015

More than1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2014 by just 25 large retailers who recovered over $225 million from these thieves, according to the 27th Annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by loss prevention and inventory shrinkage control consulting firm Jack L. Hayes International.

June 2, 2015

The answer to the questions above may not be as obvious as one would think. Retailers not only suffer losses in the billions, but they also must spend millions in an effort to thwart this behavior.

April 14, 2015

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, but that many criminals still rely decades-old techniques such as phishing and hacking.

December 30, 2014

Global retail shrinkage improved by 4.8% last year, thanks to strengthened loss prevention efforts and general economic improvements.

August 21, 2014

Retailers working to improve their security posture have a new threat to consider: Backoff malware.

April 3, 2014

Family Dollar is rolling out electronic article surveillance (EAS) loss prevention technology from Checkpoint Systems across the retailer's more than 8,000 stores nationwide.

February 12, 2014

Microsoft Corp. announced three new global partnerships Wednesday with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to increase cooperation between international law enforcement and the private sector in combating cybercrime and helping build a safer Internet.

January 14, 2014

Target Corp. will invest $5 million in a multi-year campaign to educate consumers about cybersecurity and the dangers of phishing scams.

January 10, 2014

Target Corp. on Friday cuts its profit forecast on the heels of disappointing fourth quarter same-store sales.

December 2, 2013

Retailers usually measure the success of project spending by ROI, or “return on investment.” ROI measures how many dollars you get back for every dollar you invest. This is a prudent and necessary way of justifying investment in things like IT systems, facilities and processes.

But not everything of value can be measured by simple dollars and cents. How do you measure the return on hope given to hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged children, both in the United States and around the world?

June 6, 2013

Los Angeles, New York and Chicago top the list of the cities with the highest organized retail crime activity, with Miami and Atanta rounding out the top five, according to a study by the National Retail Federation.

February 14, 2013

Tiffany & Co. has filed suit against Costco Wholesale Corp., alleging alleges trademark infringement, dilution, counterfeiting, unfair competition, injury to business reputation, false and deceptive business practices and false advertising.

November 20, 2012

By Greg Smith, Accudata Technologies

October 18, 2011

Philadelphia -- A report released Tuesday by Checkpoint Systems and the Centre for Retail Research found that global shrink has reached its highest level since it began measuring the data in 2007.

According to the Global Retail Theft Barometer, shrink is up 6.6% globally and up 6% in the United States over last year. Costs globally are $119 billion and the overall shrink rate is 1.45% of sales. Driving the increases are rises in shoplifting, employee fraud and organized retail crime rates.

October 6, 2011

A report released Thursday by the Retail Industry Leaders Association found significant increases in shoplifting and pharmacy theft, in particular.

February 1, 2011

Retail is an evolving business that must constantly adapt to changing consumer demands, technologies and economic and demographic trends.

July 11, 2010

Blockbuster Inc. has named Jeffery Stegenga as its chief restructuring officer, the Wall Street Journal...

March 29, 2010

Circuit court judges affirmed the dismissal of racketeering claims against Kroger Co. alleged in a...

March 29, 2010

A federal judge in Boston has sentenced a Florida man to seven years in prison...

March 21, 2010

EBay and the National Retail Federation trade group said Monday they are collaborating, with support...

January 26, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers around the country will gain instant access to...

November 12, 2008

The level of global retail theft reached $104.5 billion in the past year, leading to...

May 26, 2008

A judge has denied a mistrial for two former CVS executives, the company said on...

May 18, 2008

Hillsboro, Ore.-based MTI-Andrews has introduced a “SmartKey,” a new, programmable, encrypted key and switch system...