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Florida man allegedly poses as Disney employee to steal $10K Star Wars R2-D2 replica

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A Florida man allegedly posed as a Disney World worker and stole a $10,000 replica of the Star Wars character R2-D2 to get hired as a security guard, according to police.
NY Post – Crime
The North Face ‘Lets the Data Lead the Design’ in Loyalty Program Relaunch

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In episode 356 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Erica Hood, director of global loyalty at The North Face, a VF Corporation brand, the premier exploration company in the world. Hood discusses her role and how she’s impacting The North Face’s global loyalty strategy (0:48), why the brand decided to redesign its XPLR Pass […]
My Total Retail
Flawed Justice

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The American criminal justice system is flawed, perhaps incurably so. That is the lasting legacy of the September 1971 Attica...
The Crime Report
Retail Workers Fear Holiday Upsurge of Violence, Thefts

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As the nation heads into a holiday weekend, retail workers are on high alert for thefts and or acts of...
The Crime Report
How chief sustainability officers are bringing more accountability and less waste to their companies — and the world

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Sandra Noonan is Just Salad’s chief sustainability officer. Just Salad Kazi Awal/Insider Many companies have hired chief sustainability officers, or...
Business Insider
People are buying less stuff as inflation rages — and it's a terrible sign for Democrats' chances in the midterms

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Real disposable income is dropping for Americans. That means negative attitudes toward the Democrat party heading into midterm elections. Photo...
Business Insider
Cybercriminals and the Fraud Threat of Buy Now, Pay Later

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The second half of 2021 saw 35.5 billion online transactions processed with a global growth in volume of 44 percent year-over-year (YoY), according to a recent LexisNexis® Risk Solutions study. The study illustrated that accelerated digitalization, fueled by the pandemic, continues across a multitude of different demographics and geographies. This change in consumer mentality and […]
My Total Retail

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The past three months of runaway inflation, rising interest rates, worries about the war in Europe and the gloomy bear market at home may not have been branded with a fitting nickname yet but they surely will never be forgotten — especially by the nation’s two largest retailers or the millions of struggling customers they […]
PYMTS – Security & Fraud
Rethink Personalization as Customer Understanding to Delight Customers

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Personalization is among the most hotly debated topics among marketers. To some, it’s the holy grail their organizations need to seize to delight existing customers, acquire new ones, and prove return on marketing spend. To others, it’s a false flag for invasive data collection and inaccurate promotions that alienate shoppers. One way to reframe the […]
My Total Retail
Window on camera numbers

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The UK has some 21.1 million video surveillance cameras. That was the outstanding number to come out of the BSIA’s new report on the sector, as released at IFSEC in May, writes Mark Rowe. Pauline Norstrom set out the report; her consultancy Anekanta Consulting was the author of the report that she led on. She needs no introduction to a video surveillance audience having been a chair of the BSIA and made in 2020 a honorary member; and former Group Director of Dedicated Micros. She was a 2018...
Professional Security
‘Consent is not almighty’: tracking facial recognition in Europe and why it gets blocked

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How facial recognition is used for authorization purposes is the topic of the third of MAPFRE’s six-part ‘Mapping the Use...
Biometric Update
Compliance Check Conducted At 19 Long Island Establishments

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Nineteen stores on Long Island passed muster when it came to selling alcohol to minors during a string operation.The stores, all in Suffolk County, were part of an inspection effort by the Riverhead Police Department in cooperation with the town's Community Awareness Program on Wednesday, June 29.D…
Daily Voice