The Weekly Review: Episode 40 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss LPRC updates, false-flag operations, the COVID-19 vaccine black market, violent civil unrest, the Capitol, paid agitators, 2021 technology trends & predictions, and much more.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 39 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

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Vaccination “waitlist” scams are emerging. Black Friday foot traffic down more than 52%. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and much more, including COVID-19 vaccine developments, updates on the Russian state-sponsored hack, the number of security cameras deployed around the world, the increase in e-commerce sales & returns, and consumer trends of 2020.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 38 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan

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25-30 million Christmas trees are sold each year in the U.S. Retail sales increased by 9% last month. 35% of consumers shopped more this November versus last November. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these facts and much more, including the recent Russian state-sponsored hack, Interpol’s “Orange Notice”, COVID-19 vaccines logistics and IT challenges, NRF’s ORC report, BOPIS & curbside-pickup consumer ratings, and The Economist’s top trends for 2021.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 37 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan and Featured Guest Leslie Hand (IDC Retail Insights)

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By 2023, 80% of retailers will offer contactless payments and app-based scan-and-go pay systems in store, increasing conversion rates by 40% and customer retention rates by 30%. 75% of grocery ecommerce orders will be picked up at curbside or in-store. On this week’s episode, our special guest Leslie Hand, Group Vice President for IDC Retail Insights, joins our co-hosts to discuss these predictions and much more, including computer vision, biometrics, enhanced video surveillance, COVID-19’s impact, Wall Street Journal’s retail trends, and the recent U.S. government hack.

As Group Vice President for IDC Retail Insights, Leslie Hand manages the retail research team for IDC Retail Insights and conducts research digital and contactless omnichannel retail technologies, given the threats and opportunities now facing the entire retail ecosystem from evolving consumer behaviors. Hand works with retailers and technology providers on developing best practices and strategies leveraging IDC quantitative and qualitative data sets.

Before joining IDC, Ms. Hand spent 28 years in the retail industry. As an analyst, Leslie has been widely acknowledged at the person that coined the term “omni-channel”.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 36 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

Consumers are expected to spend, on average, $1,387 per household this holiday season – down 7% from 2019. Spending is expected to shift to non-gift purchases – up 12% from last year. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss this and more, including COVID-19 updates, D&D Daily’s retail robbery & ORC data for Q3, the need for a more frictionless brick-and-mortar experience, and rising cases of scams, including puppy, medical, and robocall scams.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 35 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

The increase in online shopping for Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes with an influx of COVID-19 related scams. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss this and more, including COVID-19 vaccinations, smart devices and IoT, efforts to protect curbside pickups, retail projections for 2021, fake raffles from live streams, and extended shipping scams.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 34 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

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Happy Thanksgiving! Did you know we cook 46 million turkeys each year? The most popular password option of 2020 was “123456”, which can be cracked in under a second. Our co-hosts discuss these facts and more on this week’s episode, including COVID-19 immunity, vaccine security and logistics, D&D Daily violent crime data, “drink and shop”, IoT trends, identity theft, fraud due to Coronavirus, and package theft.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 33 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

Last week 74.1 billion dollars were generated from the 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, rebranded from Single’s Day in China. Nike sees 15 million dollars in sales in minutes. COVID-19 vaccines in phase three trials. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including how Walmart continues to evolve overseas, CBS’s touch-free mobile pay, threats of overthrowing the government with a smartphone, and GPS tracking options on shipments.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 32 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

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Singles’ Day in China was created by college students in spite of Valentine’s day to buy gifts for themselves. Now the largest shopping day in the world, learn how U.S. retailers are trying to adopt this atypical holiday, and how it can increase online fraud. On this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss this and more, including COVID-19 testing updates, consumer behavior changes due to the pandemic, the election affecting buyers, potential net negative gains, protection from anarchy, holiday season shopping prediction trends, the need for brick and mortar stores, and the origins of the word “quarantine”.

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The Weekly Review: Episode 31 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan and Featured Guest Richard Long (3SI)

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website.

On this week’s special episode, we welcome Richard Long, 3SI Senior Vice President & Director of Global Law Enforcement, to discuss Election Day and much more with our co-hosts – including law enforcement planning leading up to the results, community policing, LPRC’s virtual SOC, election misinformation, the global retail data, and emerging technologies.

Richard Long is the global director of the Law Enforcement Division managing the police and FBI implementation and utilization of 3SI robbery-arrest / clandestine tracking GPS/RF technologies. He directs managers and regional coordinators throughout North America, Europe, South/Central America, and Australia who are responsible for recruitment, implementation, training, and liaison between 3SI and all government partners. He also directs 3SI’s liaison with all major law enforcement agencies at the state, federal, and international level. Currently over 8,600 police agencies and all 56 FBI Field Offices are approved for 3SI crime-fighting technologies. As an ASIS International CPP credentialed member, Richard is Board Certified in Security Management.

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