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How to Identify and Reduce Self-Checkout Fraud, Theft, and Abuse

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 10.29.2020
  • Blog
Nearly every major retail grocery brand now has self-checkout as a self-service alternative to traditional cashier-staffed checkout for their shoppers. About 90% of Americans have used self-checkout and their popularity is only growing as consumers seek contactless options in the wake of a global ...


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Four Steps to Creating Profitable Retail Promotions

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 10.22.2020
  • Blog
Discounts and promotions have become more important than ever for retailers trying to bounce back after a year of trials and uncertainty. Our research shows that most retailers depend on promotions to generate a significant percentage of their sales. Although promotions are a powerful method for ...


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3 Unexpected Ways Instacart May Be Costing Grocers Profits

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 10.08.2020
  • Blog
In the past six months, online grocery shopping has become a must-have for grocers of any size. Online sales were already building momentum before COVID-19, but since the start of the pandemic, it has exploded into the forefront. Now, no grocer can afford to not offer online shopping, and yet very ...


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How to Minimize Produce Shrink: 3 Sources Every Grocer Should Monitor

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 09.24.2020
  • Blog
Grocery stores constantly experience inventory shrinkage, or shrink, and produce shrink in particular is one of the most vexing problems operators regularly deal with. Produce shrink occurs when store inventory is wasted and cannot be sold, thus costing the store profits. While some level of waste ...


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Restaurants After COVID-19: How to Thrive in the ‘New Normal’

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 09.10.2020
  • Blog
As restrictions on dining slowly begin to lift across the country, it’s time to take a look at how COVID will continue to impact the foodservice industry. From customers' fears and avoidances to employee safety and concerns - What can restaurants do to meet these needs while flourishing in a New ...


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The New Restaurant Customer: 9 Impacts of COVID-19 on Foodservice ...

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 08.20.2020
  • Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way that we all interact with each other. Unsurprisingly, industries centered around social connections and gatherings have been hit the hardest during lockdown. Even as restaurants begin to reopen, consumers are anxious and have new expectations ...


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Retail's Reopening, the Anxious Consumer, and Redefining Value for a ...

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 08.06.2020
  • Blog
While the COVID-19 pandemic is in no way over, companies and consumers around the world have moved beyond the initial shock and settled into new routines. Attention is beginning to turn from the current crises to imagining what the world will look like once the pandemic is behind us.


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The Robin Hood Dilemma of Retail

  • Catherine Penizotto
  • 07.23.2020
  • Blog
This article was originally published on LossPreventionMedia.com. Recently, a Home Depot employee was arrested for allowing customers to take merchandise free of charge, totaling over $1,900. According to the employee, she did it to help others, a trend that is rising on the forefront. While ...


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Growing the Business: The Omnichannel Cannabis Dispensary Customer ...

  • Eric Miller
  • 07.09.2020
  • Blog
In the toughest times, creativity and ingenuity are two traits that always stand out. Right now, in the cannabis industry, it is no different as owners, patients, and customers are evolving to the rapidly changing landscape. Things like delivery, drive-thru, buy online pickup in store (BOPIS) and ...


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Agilence Announces Creation of Strategic Advisory Board to Strengthen ...

  • Agilence Staff
  • 06.30.2020
  • Blog
MT. LAUREL, N.J., June 30, 2020 (Newswire) -​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Agilence, Inc., the leading provider of operational analytics & reporting solutions to the retail and restaurant industries, today announced the formation of its new Strategic Advisory Board (SAB). The newly formed SAB will work closely ...


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