Every industry evolves, and some even do it at Mach speed. It wasn’t too long ago that consumers used the Yellow Pages to find local business information, Blockbuster brought commercial-free movies into the home, six-disc changers played music in cars, and spare change was handed to toll booth workers.
In recent months, a combined 41 million customer credit and debit cards were compromised, due to a string of cyber-attacks on two high-profile corporate chain stores. As a small business owner, your footprint may be smaller than a mass-market retailer, but you are subjecting yourself to a huge risk if you are not making data protection a top priority.
Loss prevention has entered the digital age. Some of the latest advancements to stop shoplifters are security cameras that can be monitored from a cell phone or home office, specialty tags to stop shoppers from buying garments with the intent of wearing them once and returning them, and tags that beep if a pin is tampered with, a lanyard is cut, or the thief tries to grab an item and run.
By Ali Mahmoud Whether you operate a retail shop that is large or small, you may need a video surveillance system to help you keep an eye on your business. Once you determine that this approach is right for you, selecting a video surveillance system that is reliable, easy to use and will stand the […]
Small business owners are 100 percent responsible for their customers’ personal information and credit card data. One of the biggest myths is that security is tied solely to credit card information. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Council will be the first to point out that it is as much about the personal information of […]
From mobile payments to theft deterrents to tools for driving customer loyalty, technology figures prominently in the retail environment in 2013 and beyond.
With the holiday rush over, owners of small and mid-size businesses will be shifting their focus internally.
Small business owners might think they are flying under the radar of cyber criminals, but, unfortunately, no one is immune to computer attacks.
If your warehouse is the heart of your business, and you are using outdated equipment, you may be missing out on revenue.