The Retail Industry is experiencing fundamental structural changes that are driving organisations to rethink how stores are designed to interact with and engage customers in increasingly innovative ways.
Having had the pleasure of attending the recent Axis Global Retail Leadership conference in Paris, where Loss Prevention and Security industry leaders discussed the increasing commercial applications of surveillance systems, I am excited by the potential applications and benefits of “smart” surveillance systems to a broader range of organisational stakeholders. Advancement in traditionally L.P technologies now offer a new frontier in the design and functionality of retail spaces.Read More
While many major retailers invest substantial sums in systems and technologies to support their Loss Prevention strategies, they are often met with disappointments as their investments fail to yield the expected results. This is because dynamic systems are only one aspect of an effective loss prevention strategy. Without efficient processes and the right group of people to action them, the highly expensive, otherwise dynamic systems are doomed to be under utilised.Read More
There can be no doubt that the GCC has experienced a rapidly developing retail environment, making it one of the world’s most competitive and fast-paced markets.
With an emphasis on foresight, innovation, and efficiency the UAE continues to mould the future of retail with changes in legislation, the introduction of VAT and the ever-growing prevalence of e-commerce.Read More