March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions and EZUniverse®, a leader in cloud-based retail data analytics, today announced a strategic partnership and the launch of a new cloud-based video and retail data analytics service for the quick service restaurant (QSR) and fast casual market.
RILA and Zebra Technologies will work together to further the global retail industry.
Retailers could lost up to $2.1 billion this holiday season to unauthorized ads on retailers’ e-commerce sites, according to a report from Namogoo, a company whose software is aimed at protecting sites from such incidents. This disruption of the customer session is known as online journey hijacking, and it could have serious consequences for retailers.
Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) has been slowly making its way into retail for years, but in a 2016 RFID in Retail Study, nearly 75 percent of surveyed retailers reported currently implementing or piloting RFID technology, with more retailers discovering its potential. In fact, 90 percent said they were measuring their return on investment (ROI) by inventory accuracy with an average improvement of 25 percent. RFID automates merchandise tracking throughout the supply chain, replacing the manual scanning of products by employees.
Equifax has announced that a data breach between mid-May and July has potentially affected 143 million Americans whose Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates and addresses were compromised, along with credit card numbers of about 209,000 consumers. According to the report, the personal identifying information of approximately 182,000 U.S. customers involved in credit card disputes was also compromised. The breach is one of the worst ever because of its reach and the kind of information that was exposed.
Target's chief risk and compliance officer, Jackie Rice, one of several executives hired in the wake of the 2013 massive data breach, has made the "personal decision" to leave the company at the end of the month to spend more time with her family, who live away from the retailer’s Minneapolis headquarters, according to a Target spokesperson. Rice will not be replaced, and the approximately 60 individuals on her team will report directly to chief legal officer Don Liu.
Shoptalk, organizer of the world’s largest conference for retail and ecommerce innovation, and RILA, the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, recently announced a partnership focused on creating a global community and conversation for retail and ecommerce innovation.
More than half of all websites collect email addresses, names and other information from their visitors, and that information may not be safeguarded, according to a new survey from research and reviews platform provider Clutch.
While US retailers appear to finally have turned the corner on data breaches, with rates dropping from 22 percent to 19 percent this year, most senior security executives across multiple industries, including retail, fear their companies are vulnerable to security attacks, according to a new report from Thales. Almost 9 out of 10 (88 percent) of 1,100 senior security executives surveyed by Thales e-Security and analyst firm 451 Research admitted that they believed their organization was at risk, with 52 percent admitting that their companies had fallen victim to a data breach in the past.
Whether they sell through traditional stores, online or both, companies that provide unique offerings and experiences for consumers dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published recently by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine.