Tag Archives: Wal-Mart

Solving organized retail crime cases sometimes requires a little outside-the-box thinking. Rather than a boots on the ground approach, you’ll probably need spreadsheets, reports, lots of data and a convincing presentation to law enforcement. On a panel at NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference & EXPO, Mark McClain, Director, Global Investigations, Walmart Stores, Inc.;  Gail Morris, Regional […]

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“The beauty of the private sector is that we don’t have to win an election, convince Congress, or pass a bill to do what we think is right. We can simply move forward…doing what we know how to do…growing our business.” In a keynote speech at Retail’s BIG Show this morning, President and CEO of […]

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On Wednesday, Feb. 8, every parent’s nightmare occurred in a Bremen, GA Walmart store. Luckily, it was short-lived. A convicted felon on parole for manslaughter attempted to abduct a girl and carry her out of the store. According to the girl, the man grabbed her and tried to cover her mouth. She remembered her “stranger danger […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, retail has spoken. On Fortune’s coveted Businessperson of the Year list, retail leaders hold four of the top ten spots – more than any other industry. What an incredible testament to the power, ingenuity and leadership among us. Congratulations to these four executives, who were honored by Fortune earlier this week: Howard […]

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Retailers are pulling out all the stops this year in terms of social media for the holiday season. From purchasing Twitter hashtags to a general push through social channels to get shoppers in stores, the online buzz around shopping deals this season doesn’t seem to be slowing at all. To take a holistic look at […]

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From leading the EPA’s Climate Leaders program to consulting for a company at the forefront of sustainable business practices, SAP’s Jim Sullivan knows a thing or two about corporate sustainability. Before speaking on a webinar this Wednesday presented by NRF’s Sustainable Retailing Consortium, Jim took a few moments to share thought-provoking insights on building a […]

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With retailers closing the books on the back-to-school season and Congress out of session for several weeks in a row, the month of August is generally quiet in retail. But there were still plenty of resources on NRF’s website and retail articles that drew attention. In case you happened to be one of the millions […]

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STORES Magazine is out with its latest version of the Favorite 50. It’s a list of the online retailers that consumers like most, based on data compiled by BIGresearch. The results are derived from two write-in questions: “What website do you shop most often for apparel items?” and “What website do you shop most often […]

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Everyone who knows me knows that I’m a big fan of public-private sector partnerships, but in the case of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) vs. Wal-Mart, the government is going too far. OSHA is going after Wal-Mart for a $7,000 (yes seven-thousand dollar) fine, and the company has spent millions fighting the case. […]

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It’s a bittersweet day for all of us at NRF. Before welcoming our new President and CEO Matt Shay on Monday, we’re saying goodbye to Tracy Mullin, who has a longer tenure (over 30 years) than just about anyone else here. After sending a letter to the retail community on Monday about her retirement, Tracy […]

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