Risks Caused by Seasonal Workers

A retailer’s success during peak shopping seasons depends on hiring temporary workers. The seasonal work attracts many types, including college students, retirees, individuals who have been out of the workforce, and even full-time workers looking for some....

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It’s Time to Refresh Your Perspective

“Jim, what could we do differently?” “Liz, how can I find out…?” You have probably asked a vendor to explain how to use a solution feature. When was the last time you called customer service for a new perspective, a fresh approach to your process? Many....

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Infographic: 5 Ways to Improve Cashier Training & Customer Service

Has cashier coaching taken a back seat to “more important” tasks? Consider that cashiers create the last and most important impression on consumers. This reason alone should make it a priority.

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Implementing a Continuous Arrest Monitoring Program in Your Workplace

INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICES The growing popularity of at-home grocery and meal delivery services, as well as in-store consumer perks, such as play areas for children, have left customers interacting with retail employees in a new and vulnerable way. Sending....

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How Retailers Moved from Rules to Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad category that includes several different types of analysis or methods of creating a system in which the program makes a decision based on the available information. Self-driving cars are a glamorous example of a....

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What Kinds of Employee Fraud Does AI Catch?

Employee theft and fraud in the retail industry has been well-documented for decades. The most recent National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) from the National Retail Federation places the 2018 cost employee fraud at $1,203.16 on average with a median of....

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