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How Grocery Stores are Boosting Deli Sales with Data Analytics

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 04.19.2018
  • Blog
Remember the days when you’d saunter into the supermarket for some freshly sliced deli meats and cheeses? You’d approach the friendly butcher, ask for a pound of your favorite ham, and chit-chat about the weather while he sliced your order. Back up on the scale, your ham weighs in at 1.03 lbs and ...


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3 Easy Ways to Improve Sales and Profits

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 11.03.2016
  • Blog
As we near the holiday season, businesses everywhere are ordering inventory, stocking the shelves, and hiring seasonal staff to prep for the rush of shoppers that awaits. According to the National Retail Federation, 2016 Holiday sales are projected to rise 3.6% this year and, for many stores, the ...


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Use Case Spotlight: SITs

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 10.06.2016
  • Blog
Single item transactions are always a point of concern for restaurant loss prevention professionals. While these transactions will happen in the normal course of daily business, high velocity by the same cashier is an indication of potential pass-offs of added items to friends and family ...


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Spurn The Churn: Reducing Employee Turnover

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 09.21.2016
  • Blog
Employee turnover is inevitable – not many people stay with one company forever anymore.  People leave for all sorts of reasons, but the top reasons people leave a job are addressable like their relationship with their boss or feeling unchallenged or unappreciated.  TheBalance.com cites the “Top 10 ...


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Agilence User Forum Features Customer Case Studies, New Community ...

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 09.20.2016
  • Blog
Annual Agilence User Forum focuses on best practices to increase margin, reduce costs and drive operational efficiencies that improve the bottom line for top tier retailers and restaurants MOUNT LAUREL, NJ, September 20, 2016 – Agilence, Inc., the leader in cloud-based data analytics for retail and ...


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Dividing the Day to Multiply Operational Efficiency

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 09.14.2016
  • Blog
In the restaurant industry, dayparting is the practice of dividing the business day into several parts– Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner etc. During these blocks of times, different menus are featured with items targeted toward that particular mealtime and/or demographic. Analysis of dayparts can ...


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Understanding and Preventing Credit Card Chargebacks

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 08.11.2016
  • Blog
Every retailer has experienced shoplifting. While the impact of shoplifting has remained constant, the techniques in which these thieves masquerade as customers to walk off with merchandise has changed. Today, credit cards have become a prime channel for shoplifters to walk out with merchandise ...


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Gotta Catch 'Em All

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 07.14.2016
  • Blog
With the newest release of Nintendo’s beloved Pokémon series, Pokémon Go, our office parking lot has turned into the latest and greatest hangout for techies, tweens, and everyone in-between. This has become a common occurrence for many other businesses across the United States.  For some, this game ...


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'Building a Bank': Reduce Losses by Preventing Internal Fraud & Theft

Theft and fraud in retail and restaurants is widely considered a cost of doing business.  Internal fraud and organized theft led by employees are playing bigger roles. It’s estimated that 75% of employees have stolen from their employer at least once. 


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Do you have time for Overtime?

  • Maddy Moyer
  • 06.01.2016
  • Blog
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and the United States Labor Secretary Thomas Perez endorsed the final ruling of the US Department of Labor (DOL) on the extended overtime and overtime pay regulations. Once in effect, this regulation will affect close to 4.2 million workers nationwide. Specifically, ...


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