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Target Confirms Massive Credit Card Data Breach


Target reported Thursday that its stores have been hit by a major credit-card attack involving up to 40 million accounts. Chief Executive Officer Greg Steinhafel confirmed earlier reports that a brazen data breach had taken place. In a statement, Steinhafel …

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Five Things to Look For When Checking for Bad Bills

With the holiday rush approaching and a new $100 bill in circulation, it’s imperative for retailers to support their sales associates with tools to identify phony bills before hundreds of dollars of merchandise walks out their doors for free. Use …

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This Holiday Season, Develop a Plan for Crowd Control

The bustle of the holiday buying season means more customers will likely be coming through your doors: According to the National Retail Federation, as many as 140 million Americans will shop over Thanksgiving weekend—97 million on Black Friday alone. To …

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Step by Step Safety

The sharp tools, blades, machinery, hazardous chemicals and heavy product stocked high in racking systems are the kinds of images that keep Kelly Brown up at night. They’re also what keep the retail safety expert and expert witness for Robson …

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Survey Reports Consumers’ Home Security Habits

A recent nationwide survey reports Americans’ concerns about home security and whom they trust to keep their possessions safe. The study, conducted by third-party research firm Kelton Global and sponsored by Schlage to bring attention to October as National Crime …

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Increase Transaction Size with Home Security Products

When a customer comes in asking for a dead bolt, a well-trained employee will almost immediately start discussing the features and benefits of the locksets stocked in the store. But what if we told you that the ability to close …

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Four Ways to Prevent Shoplifting

If you’ve been letting your loss prevention strategy slip throughout the year, now’s a good time to put it back into focus. Your theft-prevention strategy should include these four steps: Have good customer service. This is the single most effective …

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Retailers Say Organized Retail Crime Rates Continue to Rise

The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) ninth annual Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Survey found 93.5 percent of retailers say they have been victims of organized retail crime in the past year, down slightly from 96.0 percent in 2012. For the past three years, …

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