YARMOUTH, Maine—Just over a week after security guards at a shopping mall in Virginia escorted a suspected child abductor from the premises and let him go, store managers at a Canadian mall in Welland, Ontario, left a similar suspect unattended outside while they went to
YARMOUTH, Maine—Muhammad Islam had been on the job for three weeks at the Big Red Food Mart in Pine Bluff, Ark., when he was shot dead during a September robbery. No arrest has been made in the 26-year-old’s death
YARMOUTH, Maine—The more than 80 million shoppers who flocked to stores on Black Friday posed fewer crowd management problems for retailers, a welcome change from past years when employees and customers have been injured by rambunctious bargain-hunters and worse.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Goodwill stores are a shopping destination for many a bargain-hunter and that’s good news for the non-profit, whose re-sale proceeds go toward programs to help those with employment challenges improve their economic self-sufficiency.
YARMOUTH, Maine—Crowd management for retailers used to be mostly a Black Friday/holiday season concern, but now it’s a year-round issue, and more stores are tackling it, according to a National Retail Federation official.
YARMOUTH, Maine—The new National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association has launched a website, www.naorca.org, to serve as a worldwide online platform for networking, education, training and awareness.