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Retail Holiday Planning Playbook
Holiday Planning Playbook

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Retail Trends
Intel Internet of Things Group

Levi Strauss & Co. conducted a pilot of a solution designed to bring in-store retail to new levels of customer satisfaction and inventory management. It started with the retail challenge of tracking in-store merchandise in real time.


When it comes to personalization, retailers can engage consumers in market-defining, sector-differentiating ways. It starts with revisiting the basics, recognizing there might already be more data available than previously thought and carefully considering goals and strategies.


Better economic activity ahead driven by favorable consumer spending, but key risks remain.


This second annual Retail Holiday Planning Playbook takes a closer look at what’s been and what just might be ahead.

APG Cash Drawer

If you think credit and debit cards are about to displace cash for retail transactions, think again. Legal tender accounts for as much as 40 percent of transactions overall and up to two-thirds of purchases under $10. Businesses need effective, affordable cash management solutions.

Public Policy

Findings prepared exclusively for NRF members by University of Georgia Economist Jeffrey H. Dorfman.

Loss Prevention

After processing more than a million chargebacks, serving tens of thousands of merchants, diagnosing thousands of merchant accounts, we’ve discovered one very important thing. You can’t successfully manage chargebacks if you are analyzing hundreds of reason codes.

Public Policy

The Department of Labor issued its final rule making changes to the overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act on May 18, 2016. The rules were published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2016. Here are the key elements of the new regulations that you need to know now.