Retail Security


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Understanding Video Business Intelligence in Retail Environments

During the last 10-15 years, the retail industry has experienced a transformation from traditional brick and mortar store to newer technology platforms such as e-commerce, powerful search engines and social media. As a result, brick and mortar retailers have had to re-visit their strategic priorities to focus on higher levels of customer experience, channel convergence plans and new marketing and merchandizing approaches. Alongside, price pressure and lower margins continue to require retailers to drive higher efficiencies in store operations through improved workforce management, product placement and store layouts.

Let The Finger Do The Talking

Retailers need to understand how access control can be integrated into identity management systems

Nebraska Photo Studio Remotely Monitors Five Locations

Video surveillance and remote monitoring company mobiDEOS Inc. announces that Arnold Clark Photography, one of the oldest and largest photography studios in Omaha, Nebraska, uses MobileCamViewer to monitor activity and protect retail interests at its downtown business location.

Australia Department Store Group Uses Surveillance System to ID Shoplifters

With new security technology operating in its 68 stores, Myer, Australia’s largest department store group, has shown shoplifters that their game is up.

Hooters Restaurants Deploy Fingerprint Biometrics To Strengthen Authentication

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of multi-factor authentication and access management solutions, recently announced Hooters of America, LLC (Hooters) has deployed DigitalPersona's U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to strengthen its loss prevention efforts. The DigitalPersona fingerprint readers and ITWercs Point-of-Sale (POS) software enable nearly 4,000 employees to use fingerprint readers at Hooters restaurants to authenticate transactions, as well as clock in and out for their shifts. With DigitalPersona fingerprint biometrics, Hooters has reduced both transaction and payroll fraud.

RFID to be Worth More Than $70 Billion Across Next Five Years, According to Research

The market for RFID transponders, readers, software, and services will generate $70.5 billion from 2012 to the end of 2017.

South American Retailer Deploys Verint IP Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Falabella is implementing its Nextiva IP video management software, along with Nextiva single- and multi-port encoders, and IP cameras, in 33 stores and distribution facilities across Chile.



Diamond in the Rough

Though the thief stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, the Calderons were just thankful to be alive.

Skechers Secures Flagship Distribution Facility with IP Surveillance

Skechers footwear will secure its new $250 million, flagship distribution facility in Rancho Belago, Calif. with American Dynamics video surveillance solution.

The Jones Group Expands Access Control Management

The Jones Group Inc., home to popular retail brand Nine West, is known as designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded apparel, footwear and accessories, but recently deployed Brivo ACS WebService in many of its facilities and is continuing to roll out Brivo access control management to other company properties.

Megapixel Cameras Aid in Fight Against Small Business Crime

For small business owner Marjan Kostomaj, running the family commercial printing business is filled with everyday challenges that range from marketing to production issues to equipment maintenance. One issue he no longer has to worry about is the building’s video surveillance system.

Las Vegas Store Secure with Moonblink

One retail store on the Las Vegas Strip now has a higher level of security thanks to Moonblink Communications.

Australia's Largest Retailer Enhances Surveillance Across 1,300 Sites

Woolworth's Limited, an Australian retail market, will soon deploy new visual intelligence software across thousands of existing March Networks video recording systems in a phased upgrade program. The software delivers enhanced live monitoring and searching capabilities that make it even easier for the retailer to centrally manage surveillance video used for security and loss prevention in more than 1,300 remote locations.

Monitoring Quality Assurance at Wholesale Food Distribution Co.

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras are finding new applications above and beyond conventional video surveillance solutions. At General Trading Company, a private wholesale food distribution company in Carlstadt, N.J., the Arecont Vision cameras were installed to update the operation by providing an overview of employee performance and productivity and to review inbound and outbound shipments for quality control as well as expand existing surveillance coverage of the facility.

NY Senator Schumer Calls For New Approach To Protect Pharmacies

In wake of a deadly drug store robbery on Long Island, N.Y., United States Senator Charles E. Schumer called for a new, three-pronged approach to protecting local drug stores from the growing problem of pharmacy theft.

Online Buyers Beware: Typosquatters Want Your Information

Beware of holiday shopping at "WallMatt," "Appple" or "BestBuyh," amongst others.

Mob Mentality

Mob Mentality

’Tis the season to be jolly, especially if you’re a retailer. For most stores, the cash registers are ca-chinging more this month than they have all year.

ICE Seized 150 Websites that were Illegally Selling, Distributing Counterfeit Merchandise

This operation is the eighth phase of Operation In Our Sites, a sustained law enforcement initiative to protect consumers by targeting counterfeit and piracy on the Internet, and the second year it has coincided with Cyber Monday.

Importance of Mobile Online Safety as More Americans Shop From Smartphones This Holiday Season

With the approach of the holiday shopping season and Cyber Monday, a new survey released this week demonstrates the importance of mobile online safety as more businesses and consumers are taking part in digital shopping via smartphones.

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