The Retail Focus Podcast

Retail Focus 8/8/21 – Advances in Retail Security & Loss Prevention; Sprouts Shifts Back Into Location Growth

August 9, 2021

Our interview guest is Eric Talley of STANLEY Security, who joins us to discuss the current state of retail security and loss prevention, how 2020 was a “perfect storm” resulting in record retail theft, and things retailers are doing to ensure associate safety. In news, we discuss CVS’ latest front-store sales numbers, Sprouts seeking to grow their footprint again, Whole Foods piloting a delivery charge, and Ingles impressing on the sales front. And, we look ahead to rising costs of shipping containers and how it may affect holiday sales.

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