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Returns fraud has become a universal problem in fashion, affecting brands of all sizes. The best solution lies in the combination of technology and operations.

Apparel's survey of apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers reveals expectations for technology focus in the coming year, including an emphasis on BI and analytics for gleaning an even deeper understanding of the consumer.

How prepared are retailers to deal with a holiday cyber attack?

How prepared are retailers to deal with a holiday cyber attack?

As retailers prepare to focus on sales during the holiday season, merchants, major credit card issuers and others in the retail industry are failing to keep up with critical security processes and security controls needed to protect shoppers.

As retailers prepare to focus on sales during the holiday season, merchants, major credit card issuers and others in the retail industry are failing to keep up with critical security processes and security controls needed to protect shoppers.

Cycling while belting out karaoke. Feeling the burn while bouncing around in spring-based low-impact boots. From pole dancing like a pro to flying through the air with the greatest of ease, workouts at Crunch Fitness range from the average to the ambitious to the exotically imaginative.

The British fashion retailer tapped Byways Group for RFID-enabled apparel and accessories labels.

A new study released today by Visa and PYMNTS.com, entitled "How We Will Pay," found that more than 80 percent of Americans have a strong interest in using connected devices to make purchases, with a keen eye toward security and data concerns.

And that's good news for apparel and footwear, the leading categories for such purchases.

Cost-savings are universally seen across all age groups as the top benefit to sharing personal data — information such as e-mail, age, location, interests, previous purchases, etc.

In 2014 returns accounted for $642.6 billion that retailers are losing worldwide, according to research from IHL Group and OrderDynamics. And the most frustrating part? About $453.4 billion of those returns can simply be solved with proper technology in place.

The rise of Organized Retail Crime (ORC) raises the stakes in retailers' constant struggle to control losses without alienating honest shoppers, and it demands new strategies and technologies to protect retail merchandise, profits, employees and customers.

Discover how emerging technologies are reshaping retail loss prevention operations.

Working in tandem with malls has enabled retailers like the GAP to revamp their organized retail crime action plans and save millions of dollars as a result.

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