Calculating the fallout from the retail revolution

Analysts from Citibank and academics from Oxford University have come out with a bleak forecast for jobs in retail as automation takes hold. Their prediction is contained in the latest note in Citi’s “Technology at Work” series, circulated to clients this week. One of...

Old school tech skills are still in demand

It’s a technology that’s been around a long time, but Retail Loss Prevention Managers will have to make more use of it, and maybe use it better. That’s a tip from Gary Moncur, who’s on the steering committee for the Retail Risk – New York conference. He is talking, of...

Identity fraud soars to new levels in UK

A record 89,000 cases of identity fraud were recorded in the UK in the first six months of this year, according to CIFAS, the nation’s leading fraud prevention service. This was up 5% from last year. Representing over half of all fraud recorded by the UK’s...

Staying safe in a little known gangland

Most of us probably think of New Zealand as a relatively quiet and peaceful place, with many more sheep than people. Yet it also has more gangs per head than any other country in the world, and high crime rates in many of its cities, according to Sky TV. The city of...