There's been a lot going on in the retail realm as of late. In his most recent update, Retail NZ CEO Scott Fisher shares his thoughts on the increase in retail theft recently and the recent decision about Easter trading laws.
It goes without saying that shoplifting is a major problem in retail. To help you keep the income you deserve, Vend's retail expert Francesca Nicasio has put together some tips for preventing and dealing with shoplifting.
Shoplifting is a problem as old as retail trade itself, but many say it has hit record proportions in 2016. We delve into the minds of shoplifters and look for solutions retailers can use to both prevent theft and deal with the aftermath of theft correctly.
Tis’ the season to be sneaky: amongst the joy and festivities this time of year, there’s more than just spirits being lifted. Shoplifting, or retail crime, is known to spike in the lead up to Christmas, but a Kiwi company called Auror is hoping to stop thieves in their tracks with its technology.
Both on the shop floor and, increasingly, online, crime is costing Kiwi retailers more than ever before. Contributor Graham Medcalf asks, what does crime against retailers look like in the digital age, and what can we do about it?