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

Holiday shopping promotions began before Halloween as retailers invited consumers to begin searching for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Concerns about supply chain issues and inventory availability piqued consumer interest, and retailers were...

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#RetailRecovery and Consumer Returns

As retailers begin to re-open stores during the COVID-19 pandemic, every aspect of brick-and-mortar retail will need to be re-examined. By knowing what to expect, you can jump into #RetailRecovery assured that your stores, and profits, are protected.

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6 Ways to Use LPMS/CAMS for COVID-19 Compliance Monitoring

Executive Summary Case, incident, and audit management applications provide clients with tools they need in today’s retail environment to manage and mitigate for duty of care, legal compliance, and safety during this pandemic.

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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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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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