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KPMG market analysis pinpoints 5% rise in insolvency events during 2019

The number of companies falling into administration increased by just under 5% during 2019. That’s according to new analysis from KPMG. A study of notices in the London Gazette shows that a total of 1,403 companies went into administration last year compared to 1,341 in the...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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Ocucon develops lighter version of ‘Cloud by Ocucon’ VSaaS solution for retailers

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) product ‘Cloud by Ocucon’, allowing retailers to benefit from innovative cloud technology for a select number of cameras. ‘Cirrus Cloud by Ocucon’ is a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
Dean Kernot of Vista CCTV and Nick Fisher (CEO of Facewatch) announce the new partnership
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Vista and Facewatch combine to realise GDPR-compliant facial recognition solution

Vista CCTV and Facewatch, the retail crime deterrent solution that uses facial recognition, have announced a new partnership designed to deliver facial recognition software to the security industry. This new alliance offers large and small-scale business owners alike the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2020
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Slips, Trips and Falls in the Retail Sector: Reducing the Risk

It may be no surprise to many that slips, trips and falls count towards 50% of all claims made against retailers, as well as being the second highest single cause of workplace injuries, writes Gary Trotter. As a business, the provision of a safe environment for customers and...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
Sarah Hayward-Turton
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Risk Strategies: The Requirement for Resilience in the Retail Sector

Some retailers might be finding themselves hankering after the good old days when, from a security perspective, in-store theft was the major threat posed to their business. The threat landscape is continually changing and, while in-store crime is still a major issue, retailers...
Posted On 20 Jan 2020
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White Paper highlights overriding need for greater cyber security in retail sector

Axis Communications has published its latest White Paper entitled ‘Cyber Security: The Biggest Threat to Retail’ which highlights the increasing threat posed by cyber attacks to today’s retail industry. The White Paper documents the measures that should be understood...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019
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Traka’s latest White Paper drives debate on future of logistics market

Traka has launched a new downloadable White Paper focused on the rising influences of new smart and automated technologies in the logistics market. The document, entitled: “Is Technology Driving The Future of Logistics’, looks at several factors impacting the sector from European...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
Gary Trotter
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Total Retail Loss 2.0: From Awareness to Implementation

Back in June, we looked at Professor Adrian Beck’s 2016 report of Total Retail Loss and what it means in terms of understanding current and future retail risks and how to respond to them effectively. Now, Beck has launched an update to his original concept: Total Retail Loss 2.0....
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
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Dedicated Wisenet Pinhole Height Strip camera issued by Hanwha Techwin

The new H.265 Wisenet XNB-H6461H Pinhole Height Strip camera from Hanwha Techwin offers end users the opportunity to covertly capture an image of a person’s face and, when used in conjunction with another camera, establish the approximate height of the individual under...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019