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Similar to Starbucks' announcement last year that it is providing wireless charging stations in its stores, McDonald's is providing wireless charging at 50 of its restaurants in the United Kingdom.
Six months after the launch of Walmart's successful Savings Catcher e-receipts program, the retailer is featuring new mobile e-receipt promotions with big brands such as L'Oreal and Italian foods manufacturer Barilla.
Security, wearables and retail POS security are among the top technology trends retailers should be aware of in 2015. Thanks to the massive Sony data hack, the biggest IT development of 2015 will be ubiquitous security initiatives, CIOs and tech vendors toldThe Wall Street Journal's"CIO Journal" blog.
Retailers estimate that they will lose $3.8 billion to return fraud for the 2014 holiday season, up from last year's $3.4 billion estimate, according to a recent National Retail Federation (NRF) survey.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is criticizing banks' and card issuers' decision to roll out chip and signature cards, rather than chip-and-PIN cards, which are more secure.
While major U.S. retail chains—including Walmart and Target—have installed terminals to accept chip-and-PIN cards, card issuers don't plan to issue the new cards this year.
Despite a 50 percent drop in the number of cyber attacks against U.S. retailers since 2012, new research from IBM finds that the number of records stolen from retailers in cyber attacks remains at near record highs.