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Archive for the Retail Category

Starbucks to train workers on ‘unconscious bias,’ CEO says

Posted 16 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

PHILADELPHIA — Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on “unconscious bias,” CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested after employees said they were trespassing.


HBC says Saks Fifth Avenue stores affected by data breach

Posted 1 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

TORONTO — Hudson’s Bay Co. says customer payment card information was involved in a “data security issue” at certain Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5th and Lord & Taylor stores in North America.


Federal privacy commissioner seeks info from Loblaw following reports

Posted 14 March 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

OTTAWA — The federal privacy commission has asked Loblaw Companies Ltd. for more information about its request for some customers to provide personal identification to secure a gift card related to the alleged bread price-fixing scandal.


Loblaw criticized for personal information requests in gift card roll out

Posted 13 March 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

Loblaw Companies Ltd. isn’t providing details as to why some Canadians have been singled out with requests to hand over additional personal information to secure their $25 gift card related to the alleged bread price-fixing scandal.


Kingston, Ont., man accused of stealing liquor, assaulting security guard

Posted 26 February 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

KINGSTON, Ont. — Police in Kingston, Ont., say a 26-year-old man faces several charges related to an alleged assault on security guards at a liquor store.


FBI: Flares, not explosives, went off at Florida mall

Posted 22 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

LAKE WALES, Fla. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation says two items believed to be marine flares ignited in a hallway at a Florida mall, creating a large amount of smoke on Sunday afternoon.


Aon says airlines, retailers need to criminal proof loyalty points

Posted 12 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

TORONTO — A new report on cybersecurity trends says several industries will be on the defensive as criminals increasingly target gift cards, loyalty points and other non-cash transactions.


Las Vegas rings in 2018 under unprecedented security

Posted 2 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

Las Vegas welcomed 2018 with fireworks, big-ticket musical acts and unprecedented security in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. modern history just three months ago.


Heightened security in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve

Posted 28 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

LAS VEGAS — An unprecedented number of law enforcement officers and National Guard members will be on duty when tens of thousands of people gather to ring in 2018 on the Las Vegas Boulevard, just three months after one of the world’s most famous road…


Heightened security in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve

Posted 28 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

LAS VEGAS — An unprecedented number of law enforcement officers and National Guard members will be on duty when tens of thousands of people gather to ring in 2018 on the Las Vegas Boulevard, just three months after one of the world’s most famous road…


Shoppers vent about home delivery security

Posted 10 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

Todd Bailey is fed up with delivery companies that drop his online purchases at his door.


Winnipeg security guard pulls suspected knife on shoplifter at toy store

Posted 1 December 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

WINNIPEG — A holiday shopping trip turned ugly for a Winnipeg grandmother after a security guard pulled what appeared to be a knife on a suspected shoplifter at a toy store.


Indigenous man says he’s sick of being followed around at Giant Tiger in Regina

Posted 28 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

REGINA — An Indigenous man who shot a video that appears to show him being followed at a Giant Tiger in Regina says he made the recording because he’s sick of being trailed every time he shops at the store.


B.C. Lottery Corp. given more oversight to monitor casinos amid review

Posted 24 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is giving its provincial lottery corporation more teeth to monitor the gaming industry amid concerns about money laundering in casinos.


Discover survey: identity theft concerns won’t slow holiday shopping

Posted 20 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Retail | Comments Off

An independent survey commissioned by Discover found that while 62 per cent of consumers are very or moderately concerned about identity theft or fraud, 73 per cent say concerns over recent data breaches won’t affect their holiday shopping.