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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.

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The virtual currency is gathering steam.

The agreement makes Toshiba the single point of contact for all POS systems, peripherals and OEM front and back office retail store technology at Forever 21.

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.

Find out just how small it is.

"While [EMV] cards reduced counterfeit credit card fraud at the point-of-sale, they have driven fraudsters online," says Adam Fingersh, Experian general manager and senior vice president of Fraud and Identity Solutions.

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

Fraud attacks in apparel e-commerce grew more than 69 percent year over year from 2015 to 2016, according to research from Forter and the Merchant Risk Council.

Customers want more personalized shopping experiences and are entrusting retailers with more information about themselves to gain it, with high expectations that their data will be secure.

Recent retail trends are creating three new tipping points for RFID in apparel and fashion: Omnichannel fulfillment, the addition of "up market" merchandise, and national and global retail store expansions.

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