Tag: retailers

Police investigate alleged Perth EFTPOS fraud 
Oct 8, 2009 | Comment Now 
Compromised machines in retail outlets.
Most consumers research online before they buy 
By Phil Muncaster | Dec 19, 2008 | Comment Now 
Two-thirds of online shoppers carry out internet-based research about retailers before making a purchase, yet only half of retailers actually monitor their own reputation, ...
Aussie IT retailers feel the economic pinch 
By Lilia Guan | Aug 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
IT retailers are seeing a tightening of consumer belts as confidence in spending drops, petrol prices/interest rates rise, and an ominous threat of recession looms in the ...
Retailers struggle to meet PCI deadline 
May 20, 2008 | Comment Now 
Many retailers are not ready to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Section 6.6 deadline of 30 June, analyst firm Gartner has warned.
Report: small merchants, not major retailers, biggest threat to credit card fraud 
By Jim Carr | May 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
Credit card thieves are taking advantage of the vulnerabilities in small retailers' point-of-sale check-out systems, according to a new report.
Retailers lagging behind in security 
By Phil Muncaster | Feb 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
New Deloitte survey shows consumer businesses are still implementing PCI
Data of 650,000 customers of JCPenney, other retailers, at risk after backup goes missing 
By Frank Washkuch | Jan 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
The personally identifiable information of about 650,000 customers of JCPenney and other retailers is at risk after a data tape went missing from storage vendor Iron Mountain.
Online retailers not ready for Christmas rush 
By Robert Jaques | Dec 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
With the festive period fast approaching and online spending at an all time high, web hosting providers are warning businesses to have their online presence in top condition or ...
California moves closer to making retailers responsible for data breaches 
By Jim Carr | Jul 4, 2007 | Comment Now 
California, which has the most stringent consumer and data privacy laws in the country, has moved a step closer to forcing retailers — rather than financial institutions — to ...
UK retailers slash PS3 prices 
By Clement James | Apr 11, 2007 | Comment Now 
After a strong launch it now appears that UK sales of the Sony PlayStation 3 have started to drop off, forcing two major retailers to slash their prices for the console.
Asia retailers facing IT arms race 
By Simon Burns | Mar 28, 2007 | Comment Now 
Small firms forced to compete with giants in US$11.6bn market.
Web retailers urged to tighten security 
By Robert Jaques | Nov 14, 2006 | Comment Now 
Christmas shoppers have a right to expect a secure service, says report.
Online shoppers unhappy with old-line retailers 
By Frank Washkuch | Jan 10, 2006 | Comment Now 
Netflix and Amazon were among the best performing online retailers this holiday season, a study of the top 40 retail websites in 2005 has shown.
New online auction site aims at resellers 
By Fleur Doidge | Aug 29, 2005 | Comment Now 
Online auction site OZtion has pitched its service to computer resellers, claiming that the eight-month-old site will save the channel money and marketing resources.
Retailers rush to meet creditcard deadlines 
North Carolina retailer's customer card details hacked 
By Steve Gold | Mar 29, 2004 | Comment Now 
The North Carolina Attorney General's office has taken the unusual step of advising customers of BJ's Wholesale Club, a major retailer in the region, to monitor their credit ...
Retailers revel in Christmas sales 
Survey suggests retailers want integrated software 
Dec 12, 2003 | Comment Now 
Only half the respondents to a recent Australian retailer survey claimed to have point-of-sale systems fully integrated with their other IT systems -- a finding that suggests ...
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