Employee Insights

COVID and Employee Fraud: What to Expect for the Remainder of 2020

Internal loss numbers have remained steady the past few years, according to findings from the 2020 National Retail Security Survey. However, due to many factors brought on by COVID-19, all signs point toward an increase in employee fraud for the rest of the year. Here is what you can expect to see...

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#RetailRecovery and Operational Issues

As retailers begin to re-open stores during the COVID-19 pandemic, every aspect of brick-and-mortar retail will need to be re-examined. Learn how to protect your stores and profits despite an expected increase in operational and training issues.

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#RetailRecovery and Internal Loss

As retailers begin to re-open stores during the COVID-19 pandemic, every aspect of brick-and-mortar retail will need to be re-examined. Know what to expect when it comes to employee theft, fraud and internal errors and how you can protect your stores and profit.

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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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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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How Retailers Moved from Rules to Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad category that includes several different types of analysis or methods of creating a system in which the program makes a decision based on the available information. Self driving cars are a glamorous example of a system that collects data from its environment,...

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