4 Ways Inventory Visibility Delights Consumers

Consumers have opinions on which retailers (and which of their store locations) are their go-to stops. These are the ones that have the freshest produce, the best variety of clothing or shoe sizes, the most organized shelves, or the most reliable...

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COVID-19, Unemployment, & Retail Risk

Executive Summary COVID-19 case counts are climbing in the US. Millions of people in the United States are, or were recently, under some form of stay home order. This has led to a dramatic rise in unemployment. Historically, the data science team at....

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Recognizing Retail Heroes

Retailers Lift Up Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our way of life around the globe. In this section, we will be recognizing many of the retailers that are doing their part to keep their employees and customers....

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Influence of Social Media on Retail Sales of Essential Items During the 2020 Pandemic

Executive Summary Retail supply chain analysts may want to consider Twitter traffic by geography to be one more signal to improve their demand-based decisions when distributing goods from distribution centers to stores.

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Summer Jobs – More Than Just a Temporary Position

For the retail and staffing industry, warm weather heralds a heightened focus on temporary hires and rolling out a slew of part-time roles. With an abundance of the younger demographic available for temp positions over the summer break, several industries....

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Back to LP Basics

As we begin this new year of 2020, let’s all make a commitment to keep shrinkage control a daily priority within our stores, warehouses, and distribution centers. While some losses do occur at the time of physical inventory taking (inaccurate counts,....

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Risks Caused by Seasonal Workers

A retailer’s success during peak shopping seasons depends on hiring temporary workers. The seasonal work attracts many types, including college students, retirees, individuals who have been out of the workforce, and even full-time workers looking for some....

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Appriss Retail Named a Leader by RIS News

Annual Ranking Pegs Appriss as a Top Player in Retail Across 22 Separate Categories Appriss Retail, the industry leader in retail performance improvement solutions, today announced that the company has been named a leader by RIS News as a part of the....

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On Santa’s Naughty List: The 6 Forms of Fraudulent Holiday Returns

The holiday season is a profitable time for retailers, with plenty of well-intentioned consumers scouring shelves in-store, or scrolling through product pages online, to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Returns are to be expected: A recent....

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It’s Time to Refresh Your Perspective

“Jim, what could we do differently?” “Liz, how can I find out…?” You have probably asked a vendor to explain how to use a solution feature. When was the last time you called customer service for a new perspective, a fresh approach to your process? Many....

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Appriss Retail Makes Aspect, APIS, and LPMS Available in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Newly Acquired Solutions to Benefit from Unlimited Capacity for Growth and Scalability Appriss Retail, the industry leader in retail performance improvement solutions, today will make several of its retail loss prevention solutions – Aspect EliteLP™, APIS....

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