Entries by Cesar De Anda

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. Podcast:  Play in new window Subscribe:  […]

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 […]

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. Podcast:  Play in new window Subscribe:  Apple Podcasts | Android | […]

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 […]

The Weekly Review: Episode 42 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. 523 retail fatalities in 2020. 19% of total retail sales took place online. Our co-hosts discuss the D&D Retail Violent Fatalities report, global consumer trends, vaccine misinformation, upcoming LPRC initiatives, zero-day flaws, Ohio’s unemployment office data breach, and much more in this week’s episode. Podcast:  Play in […]