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STORES October 2015 cover

Current Issue

New. Different. Better?: Will EMV really protect credit card data?

Ready … or not? If only it were so simple for America’s retailers.

When it comes to the October 1 deadline credit card companies set for merchants to be equipped to accept new chip-based cards, the question for much of the past year has been whether retailers would be prepared.

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In addition to the monthly magazine, STORES develops publications to help you stay on top of retail industry trends.

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STORES Show Dailies are distributed at Retail’s BIG Show and online. Check out the digital editions of our 2015 preview, Sunday Show Daily, Monday Show Daily and Tuesday Show Daily.

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