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Summer Jobs – More Than Just a Temporary Position

For the retail and staffing industry, warm weather heralds a heightened focus on temporary hires and rolling out a slew of part-time roles. With an abundance of the younger demographic available for temp positions over the summer break, several industries (including retail, hospitality and...

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Back to LP Basics

While some losses do occur at the time of physical inventory taking (inaccurate counts, misidentifying merchandise, etc.), the greater majority of our losses occur day-to-day throughout the year. From the moment product arrives at your location via the warehouse/DC, direct vendor shipment, company...

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Risks Caused by Seasonal Workers

A retailer’s success during peak shopping seasons depends on hiring temporary workers. The seasonal work attracts many types, including college students, retirees, individuals who have been out of the workforce, and even full-time workers looking for some extra money. Unfortunately, it may also...

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Appriss Retail Named a Leader by RIS News

The RIS News LeaderBoard is one of the retail industry’s most prestigious benchmark reports – ranking retail technology companies on customer satisfaction, performance, and value. Appriss Retail ranked as one of the top solution providers in 22 of 51 categories.

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On Santa’s Naughty List: The 6 Forms of Fraudulent Holiday Returns

The holiday season is a profitable time for retailers, with plenty of well-intentioned consumers scouring shelves in-store, or scrolling through product pages online, to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Returns are to be expected: A recent report found that 20 percent of all returns take...

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It’s Time to Refresh Your Perspective

You have probably asked a vendor to explain how to use a solution feature. When was the last time you called customer service for a new perspective, a fresh approach to your process? Many clients call on Appriss Retail Client Services and technical sales engineers for a different perspective on how...

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Implementing a Continuous Arrest Monitoring Program in Your Workplace

The growing popularity of at-home grocery and meal delivery services, as well as in-store consumer perks, such as play areas for children, have left customers interacting with retail employees in a new and vulnerable way. Sending employees to or inside someone’s home, or requiring them to work...

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