What You Need to Know About Tamper Evident Bank Bags Going into 2021

Tamper Evident Bank Bags Today

Although banks and armored couriers have relied on traditional zipper money bags for decades, tamper evident bank bags offer features that often cannot be matched by the typical canvas bank bag.

Tamper evident bags are specifically designed to protect the integrity of the bag’s contents and alert you if someone has attempted to take anything from the bag. For example, many tamper evident bank bags have highly visible void messaging to indicate when a bag has been tampered with.

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Top RFID Retail Solutions

What are the Top RFID Solutions Worth Considering for Your Retail Store?

Because RFID is at the forefront of retail innovation, you might be wondering if RFID solutions are right for your business. With thousands of tag form-factors on the market, it can be a daunting task to decide on the best RFID security solutions for your needs. Today we’ll go over the types of RFID solutions with suggestions for retailers in different sectors.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 46 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

Vaccinations are UP! Retail Sales are UP! According to the US Census Retail Bureau, January retail sales were up 3%. In this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including the US vaccination expansion campaign, retail successes in January, ranking of best retail performers, and vaccine efforts worldwide.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 45 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

On this week’s episode, John Voytilla, global loss prevention and subject matter expert in developing scalable and actionable strategies, joins our co-hosts to talk about the LPRC STRATEGY@ program, the importance of collaboration in the retail industry, acute vs. chronic LP issues, erosion of consequences, and much more.

John Voytilla has a verified approach to risk identification and mitigation. He has over 20 years of leadership experience in the office products industry, where he led the loss prevention and safety organizations at OfficeMax/Office Depot. Through mergers and acquisitions, John developed synergistic strategies that improved the profitability of the company. John joined Party City in 2017 as Senior Vice President to lead the development of the loss prevention and safety program, store development, facilities, and procurement functions. Recently, John launched his own consulting practice LP-FOCUS, LLC. There he will apply his critical thinking and financial/business acumen to help organizations improve their profitability. John has been an active board member and past chair of the BOA for the LPRC.

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Using your smart phones camera handsfree

Your smart phone can take a snapshot or open the camera with voice commands. For Android smart phones say “OK, Google, take selfie” the camera will open and snap the photo. For IOS “Hey, Siri, take a photo,” for IOS you will have to press the actual shutter button. Both IOS and Android offer other options and shortcuts to make photo taking a snap.

Misinformation, Censorship, and Big Tech

(This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine)

The Risk It Poses for All of Us

The breach of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and its aftermath have highlighted just how much influence social media and technology companies like Twitter and Facebook have on real-world events. On January 8, Twitter permanently banned former President Donald Trump from its platform, and many other tech companies including Facebook, Instagram, Google, and YouTube, followed with indefinite suspensions.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 44 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

145,000 COVID-19 scam websites taken down. Retail’s not dead: it’s one of the fastest-changing industries. In this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including COVID-19 strains, Clubhouse app scams, Reddit stocks, and retail trends and predictions in 2021.

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Did you Know Your iPhone has a Secret “Button”

The Apple logo on the back of your iPhone has a secret function if you’re using iOS 14. iOS 14 allows you tap the back of your iPhone to launch apps, snap screen shots, and a whole lot more. The new back tap feature can be found in the Accessibility settings. You can perform quick actions by double- or triple-tapping the *back of your iPhone*.  After setup all you have to do is quick taps on the back and it works with or without a case.

The Weekly Review: Episode 43 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

In this week’s episode, our co-hosts delve into the types of curbside pickup shoppers, the future of malls, 2021 store experience projections, the most important retail technologies in 2021, fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, and much more.

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Scammers Targeting COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Posted Online

Don’t post you COVID-19 vaccination cards online. You may have seen people posting their vacations cards on Instagram, Facebook, and TIK TOK. Your card has personal information that scammers can use. Scammers in the UK have been selling counterfeit vaccination cards posted online. People want to buy  counterfeit CDC cards, so they can travel without being quarantined. This is one of the many scams related to the Covid-19 vaccination.