Marketing research as continuous practice in Retail

    If the pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus sat in front of a notebook today to analyze customer flow data from a department store dashboard, he would certainly say “I told you so”. According to him, nothing is permanent except change. This ancient perspective, which highlights the ever-changing nature of things, can be verified by any retail manager […]

      Spotting illegal parking with video analytics

      Vehicles parked in the red zone are a pain in the best-case scenario, and a serious danger to other road users in the worst, but Smart Cities have the potential to identify and tackle the issue quickly, preventing accidents and traffic jams. We have seen a growing trend of cities becoming “smarter”, solving everyday problems […]

        What is your store showing you? Understand it with retail analytics

        Video surveillance has historically been used to monitor for loss prevention, recording footage to later be reviewed. Of course, that is a basic and prevalent function that is still necessary; thorough coverage of your store is crucial. But what if a surveillance solution could do more—to not only prevent losses but increase efficiency and ultimately […]

          How to Bridge the Gap Between Healthcare Security and Law Enforcement

            This post is also written by guest author, Robert “Mickey” Watson, CHPA, CHEP, Operational Consultant / Risk Specialist at Skynet Integrations LLC. Read more about Mickey at the bottom of this page. What is the role of law enforcement professionals in healthcare settings? In the case of a violent incident at a healthcare facility, […]

            Loss prevention ROI: How RC Willey improves interdepartmental cooperation

            With 13 stores and three distribution centers in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and California, RC Willey is a major name in home furnishings on the west coast selling furniture, appliances, electronics, flooring and mattresses. Founded in 1932 by Rufus Call Willey, a door-to-door salesman selling Hotpoint Brand appliances out of a pickup truck, the company has […]