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Battling America's Opioid Epidemic with Pharmacy Data Analytics

  • Derek Rodner
  • 10.04.2018
  • Blog
The scope of America’s opioid epidemic is staggering, costing the US economy an estimated $78.5 billion a year and tragically taking an average of 115 lives each day.  There is no doubt that the misuse of and addiction to opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids ...


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5 Tips to Take Restaurant Performance from Good to Great

  • Roni Bell
  • 12.08.2016
  • Blog
Table-service restaurants serve as a reunion or gathering spot for family, friends and coworkers alike, while quick-service establishments keep shoppers energized and moving as they search for holiday treasures.


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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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Turning Sweethearts into Productive Employees

Lately, we’ve been writing about some of the most common types of employee theft, as a part of our loss prevention education series, and our tips on how to identify and solve these issues.  Sweethearting ranks on the top 5 list of common employee theft practices. Sweethearting is the term used when ...


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Data Driven Retail Transformation: An Idea Ahead of its Time

All employees who are tasked with supporting retail and restaurant operations are being challenged to assimilate and disseminate a wealth of information in the form of structured and unstructured data every day. The looming challenge is that the amount of data being generated by customers, vendors, ...


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5 Tips to Upsell for Profit

We’ve all been asked the closing questions as we conclude a purchase.  Do you need socks to go with the new sneakers?  Would you like to add a cookie to your order for only $.99?  Would you like the 3-year warranty for extended protection?


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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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Tis the season to…….Recall?!

  • Adam Creamer
  • 10.12.2015
  • Blog
Using Retail 20/20 to Help with Recalls The final quarter of the year is typically defined by the holiday season, but this year it’s starting to become defined by recalls.  It seems as though a new recall is being announced every day, with more popular brands being affected at every turn, such as ...


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