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5 Subtle Signs That Your Retail Store Is in Trouble (and to Do About Them)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

Is your retail business headed for trouble? Here are 5 subtle signs you should watch out for.

RetailNOW 2017 Review: Years Of POS Intelligence Packed Into Four Days

submitted by Jim Roddy

Gone are the days when POS trade shows would feature mostly iterations of last year’s products. At RetailNOW 2017, held Aug. 6-9 at Paris Las Vegas, typical product-talk was replaced with conversations about managed services, recurring revenue, and payment security. Read on for show highlights.

12 Eye-Popping Quotes from RetailNOW 2017

submitted by Jim Roddy

I’m sorting through my notes and Twitter feed from #RetailNOW2017, held Aug. 6-9 at Paris Las Vegas, and noticed tons of quotes I think you’ll find interesting and insightful.

Retail Loss Prevention: 7 Powerful Tools & Technologies to Help You Reduce Shrinkage

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

These 7 tools and technologies can help you prevent retail shrink and stock loss in your retail business. Check them out.

Welcome to Omnichannel Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Zones of Influence and Innovation Chains are the Future of Retail. Retail crime is multi-dimensional and increasingly its dark side thrives on the internet. By the time an offender is at the retail shelf intent on stealing a particular product, substantial online homework has taken place.

Who’s Leading Your Team in this Retail Battle?

submitted by Kevin Graff

With summer quickly coming to an end and we look ahead to the biggest, most important selling season in retail, we wanted to ask you, who’s leading your team to battle during this make-it-or-break-it time of year?

Look What The Stork Brought To Your Store!

submitted by Kevin Graff

So, what has the Stork brought to your store? You see, your new employees are much like new babies (hang in there with me if you’re a new employee … I’m not calling you a baby!). New employees certainly aren’t babies, but you need to care for them in many of the same ways.

Lessons from the front lines: inside a Communication Workshop

submitted by Jim Roddy

I’ve peered inside businesses large and small, and the only org I’ve seen that had everyone on the same page was when I was a self-employed sole proprietor. And that communication Shangri-La lasted only until I hired my first part-time employee.

5 Inventory Metrics You Should Track (and How to Do It)

submitted by Francesca Nicasio

If you're not tracking your inventory numbers, you're losing money. Here are the top inventory metrics retailers should know — and how to measure them.

Is Walmart failing fast enough to blunt Amazon’s onslaught?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Companies that don't embrace failure as a part of innovation, risk becoming irrelevant with fewer options to survive.