Vendor Insights

  1. How Vendor Compliance Improves Supply Chain Performance
    11/18/2016

    Vendor compliance programs detect compliance problems and ultimately prevent them altogether, which has a critical impact on the supply chain. We connected with Greg Holder, CEO and founder of Compliance Networks, to learn more about how vendor compliance improves supply chain performance. Here’s what he had to say.

  2. Are Your Customers Committing Fraud?
    11/16/2016

    Managing eCommerce fraud is extremely challenging, leaving many merchants stuck between elevated exposures and disrupting valuable customer experiences. Going it alone means merchants must invest heavily in fraud detection tools, collaborate with third-party agencies, and dedicate numerous resources to mitigating fraud. A daunting task for sure. However, digging a little deeper, there is an even more troubling trend at play.

  3. Warning: Headache-Inducing Hiring Advice Ahead
    10/31/2016

    When an article is headlined 5 Interview Questions Every Recruiter Should Ask, it’s pretty much a guarantee I’m setting aside the next several minutes to read it. But before you click on this link to read the article I’m referencing, I implore you to not ask these five questions. Do not accept this article as a best practice — unless you want candidates to recreate the scene in the photo that accompanied the article. The candidate looks like she’s thinking, “Are you people kidding me?”

  4. 3 Steps To Mitigating Supply Chain Risk
    10/14/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies caught up with Dave Zamsky, Vice President, Marketing, UPS Capital to garner his insight on mitigating supply chain risk. Here’s what he had to share. 

  5. WFM IN 2016: Cloud, Compliance, Collaboration, Communication
    10/6/2016

    Cloud Growth Continues. 52% of merchants with more than 500 stores indicate more than 41% of their applications will be cloud-based within three years.

  6. WFM In 2016: Cloud, Compliance, And Collaboration
    10/6/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies’ most recent survey of retail execs finds a market ripe for the adoption of cloud-based workforce management applications, tepid confidence in workforce compliance, and increasing collaboration among HR, store ops, and associates. Workforce and human capital management applications have come of age, and retailers are catching on. Innovative Retail Technologies’ summer 2016 survey of more than 150 retail executives reveals some compelling trends around the value that’s driving adoption of modern WFM/HCM applications.

  7. WFM In 2016: Cloud, Compliance, And Collaboration
    10/5/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies’ most recent survey of retail execs finds a market ripe for the adoption of cloud-based workforce management applications, tepid confidence in workforce compliance, and increasing collaboration among HR, store ops, and associates.

  8. Retail Executives Tell All: Their Top Priorities For Keeping Stores Relevant
    9/29/2016

    A recent study commissioned by Aptos and conducted by GatePoint Research explored retail executives’ top priorities for technology investments that will help keep their stores relevant in the digital era. The research revealed that retailers perceive they are facing a multitude of pressing challenges, and consequently they have identified different priorities that will clearly compete for attention, resources and budget.

  9. Facts You Didn’t Know About Retail Data Breaches
    9/19/2016

    The sheer number and destructiveness of data breaches in the past few years are alarming and discouraging. However, there is cause for hope. Most of the cyber attacks had a great deal in common. One of the most compelling similarities in all attacks was the use of compromised credentials. Three-quarters of all breaches were largely due to weak or stolen credentials.

  10. Reduce Employee Theft At The POS
    9/19/2016

    Biometrics At The Point Of Sale.