Appriss Retail is committed to the retail industry and is active in leading retail organizations
NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is best defined by the companies we represent: America’s leading retailers. RILA proudly counts nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers as members. RILA members also hold the top spot among key retail segments including: apparel, consumer electronics, department stores, home improvement, large format and small format, demonstrating that RILA is truly the association for ‘retail leaders’. In fact, no trade association represents more top retailers than RILA.
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has been the Voice of Retail in Canada since 1963. We speak for an industry that touches the daily lives of Canadians in every corner of the country — by providing jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve. RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 45,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants.
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is an international leader in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals. LPF’s mission is to advance the retail loss prevention and asset protection profession by providing relevant, convenient, and challenging educational resources. It is responsible for administering the retail industry’s only internationally sanctioned certifications: LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC).
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) uses fact-based research to develop crime and loss control solutions that improve the performance of its members and the retail industry. Our research involves industry publications, research literature, our members, innovative suppliers, academia, and in-house data. We evaluate a wide arrange of ideas and select those with the highest payoff potential as initiatives for field assessment. The LPRC explores, develops, and measures the loss reduction and financial impact of these initiatives using scientific methods.
Food Marketplace Inc.–the Food Industry Association proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry. FMI’s U.S. members operate nearly 40,000 retail food stores and 25,000 pharmacies, representing a combined annual sales volume of almost $770 billion. Through programs in public affairs, food safety, research, education and industry relations, FMI offers resources and provides valuable benefits to more than 1,225 food retail and wholesale member companies in the United States and around the world. FMI membership covers the spectrum of diverse venues where food is sold, including single owner grocery stores, large multi-store supermarket chains and mixed retail stores.
Appriss Retail partners with retail industry leaders. These partners provide hardware, software, or services that support and complement our solutions.
Appriss Retail and Honeywell work together on 2D bar code scanners (formerly Metrologic brand) to capture customer ID during the return process. Honeywell Scanning & Mobility is a leading manufacturer of high-performance image- and laser-based data collection hardware, including rugged mobile computers and bar code scanners. Honeywell’s product portfolio is one of the broadest in the AIDC industry, providing you with solutions for vertical markets such as retail; healthcare; and transportation and logistics.
Appriss Retail and Verifone partner to deliver stand-alone terminal devices to process return authorization services. Verifone has a variety of countertop payment solutions to meet the needs of merchants worldwide. From payment to advanced EMV and multi-application devices, all our devices are designed with the merchant in mind—they are compact, easy to install and easy to use. And because they’re from Verifone, the leader in payment security, you can serve your customers with confidence and comply with the latest mandates.
Appriss Retail and E-Seek partner with innovative devices to capture customer ID during the return process. E-Seek Inc. is a developer and marketer of unique two dimensional (2D) and 1D barcode readers specifically for government issued Drivers Licenses and ID cards.