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E-Fairness, Cyber Security Among Top Retail Priorities This Year

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Arlington, VA—The two items that top retailers’ agenda for strengthening laws both have cost multi-millions to retailers in the last year: cyber security and online taxes. In its 2014 Public Policy Agenda: Retailers Strengthening Communities released today by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association laid out the …

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Retailers Urge Collaborative Approach to Reduce Cyber Fraud

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Washington—The National Retail Federation (NRF) today urged Congress to take a “comprehensive approach” as it contemplates a national response to criminal cyberattacks in which millions of consumers’ credit and debit card numbers were stolen recently at Target, Neiman Marcus and other stores. While the NRF said retailers are willing to …

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Small Retailers Beware: Cybercrime Is on The Rise Too

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Harford, CT—In the “and you-thought-showrooming-was-a-menace-to-retail department,” there’s another tech-related, rising concern for retailers: cybercrime. Small businesses may not think they are at risk for cybercrime, but almost 72% of the 855 data breaches worldwide analyzed by Verizon’s forensic analysis unit were at companies with 100 employees or less. According to …