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The nation’s retail power players.
LOSS PREVENTION 62 FOOD SAFETY Retailers increasingly turn to technology for visibility into fragile food supply chain.
WORTH WATCHING 38 CONCEPT2WATCH Beadniks sells rainbows on a string. 40 LOCATION APPS Foursquare uses geolocation to help retailers draw customers. 42 PAYMENTS Kwedit targets the unbanked e-commerce shopper. NUTS AND BOLTS 44 NETWORKING One-stop solution takes static out of real estate decisions for Verizon Wireless.
46 Q&A SnagAJob CEO says flexibility, training are top retention tools. 50 IT For Big Lots, testing proves testing works. 52 MARKETING Online couponing platform providing better returns for Jackson Hewitt. 58 SUSTAINABILITY Retailers partner with Gazelle on electronics tradein, recycling programs.
RETAIL PEOPLE Joseph Bona CBX is designed to transform. CORPORATE LEADERSHIP Retail industry a leader in female board membership. LITIGATION New approach to protecting against patent-infringement suits. 10 TRENDS CONTRIBUTORS Deena M. Amato-McCoy D. Gail Fleenor
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68 RISK MANAGEMENT On PCI compliance, Bakers Footwear prefers to prevent shoes from dropping. CONSIDER THIS 6 8 70 71 72 Editor’s Page President’s Page ARTS Update Point of View NRF News
WHAT’S NEXT 73 Retail Industry Calendar POSTSCRIPT 74 End Cap
M.V. Greene Janet Groeber
Len Lewis Ed McKinley
Fred Minnick Liz Parks
David P. Schulz Sandy Smith
Fiona Soltes Barbara Thau
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of STORES Magazine - July 2010