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News and coverage of security threats from in-store related theft involving employees, shop-lifting and organized crime, as well as digital issues related to cybersecurity, data breaches and theft.

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Walmart leverages VR, remote training to fight opioid abuse

A discount giant is preventing opioid overdoses and misuse with digital information.

Study: Retailers not prepared for account takeover attacks

Two in three customers would stop shopping at an online retailer if their accounts were used fraudulently.

A struggling home décor retailer is upgrading its in-store video surveillance system.

A new study from Verizon indicates that one retail cyberattack can lead to more incidents. 

A new in-app safety feature will enable Instacart shoppers to contact emergency services.

The world’s two biggest e-tailers are cooperating with a new partner in response to pandemic-related e-commerce crime.

Retail theft due to shoplifting and dishonest employees remains a serious problem for retailers.

A new system aims to helps retailers monitor the amount of people in a store at any given time. 


Facing the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, major retailers have had to depend more heavily on mobile apps to stay connected to customers and keep business moving. 

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Amazon’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic figured prominently in the annual letter to shareholders by company founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Bezos called for widespread, regular COVID-19 testing for employees across industries, including his own. "A next step in protecting our employees might b

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The COVID-19 crisis is driving the global growth of e-commerce sales — and of online fraud.

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A common hacking technique has exposed personal information of some J. Crew customers.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is applying artificial intelligence to help users discover the root cause of security incidents.

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Attempted online payment fraud increased 73% in 2019, well exceeding the growth of digital payments overall.

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