In order to accurately represent the wide-reaching content of this podcast, we have changed the COVID-19 Series name to The Weekly Review. Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’onofrio discuss LPRC initiatives, global consumer trends, new shopping channels, pandemic hoarding, the new rules of retail, healthcare cyberattacks,  online banking risks, hackers utilizing data, shoplifters weaponizing COVID-19, and much more.

In this LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’onofrio discuss LPRC initiatives, face masks in retail, government approval rates during COVID-19, 5G, discretionary spending, business reopenings, cyber security attacks, online forums, and more.

In this LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’onofrio discuss LPRC initiatives, mask requirements, contact tracing & privacy, credit card fraud, Australia’s state-based cyber attack, global retail sales data, and the relationship between physical stores & online shopping.

In this special LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’onofrio are joined by featured guest Robert Locke, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Johnson Controls and LPRC Board Member, to give his take on the future of retail, the need for innovation and quality team members for businesses, and computer vision & other emerging technologies. Our co-hosts also discuss LPRC initiatives, phone scams, dark web forums, civil disturbance, open-source intelligence gathering, and this week’s global retail data, including revenue projections & the forecast for online sales.

In this LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’onofrio discuss LPRC initiatives, fake donation pages, coupon scams, social media monitoring, product return data, return fraud, cashless transactions, and much more.

The RFID Lab at Auburn University is a research institute focusing on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, aviation, supply chain, and manufacturing. Justin Patton, Director of the Auburn University RFID Lab, joins Dr. Read Hayes for a discussion on the lab’s origin, mission, past project highlights, and next steps. 

Dr. Tamara Herold, Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, and the Director of the Crowd Management Research Council, joins Dr. Read Hayes to discuss the recent riots, the science of crime, crowd management tactics to prevent violence, and much more.

This week’s LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode delves into both the ongoing pandemic as well as the emerging riots and looting incidents. Tune in as Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’onofrio, and Tom Meehan discuss this and more, including LPRC initiatives, social media monitoring, cyber-attacks, online shopping, new data on the economy, and the financial impact of COVID-19 on stores.

What does the data say about the retail sector during the ongoing pandemic? On this LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, our new weekly podcast covering the novel coronavirus with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’onofrio, and Tom Meehan, we discuss this and more, including LPRC initiatives, wealth transfer, curbside pickup, store reopenings, data breaches, malware, and contact tracing.

In this episode, Keith Aubele, Dri-Mark Board Member, joins our host Dr. Read Hayes to discuss the changes in loss prevention, internal versus external theft, implications of counterfeit currency on businesses, and much more.