Agilence Announces Partnership with Sears Holdings
Mount Laurel, NJ, May 4, 2016 - Agilence Inc., the leading provider of SaaS-based
data analytics solutions is proud to announce its newest partnership with Sears
Holdings Corporation's Asset & Profit Protection unit. SHC APP will utilize the
Retail 20/20 platform as its next generation analytics platform to enable the
Company to identify fraud, process, and operational anomalies.
"We were looking for a solution that went beyond traditional asset protection /
loss prevention solutions, one that could improve our analytical posture from
day one," said VP & Chief Security Officer Scott Glenn.
"At Agilence we strive to build applications that provide actionable insights
and prescriptive alerts, which free users to focus on solving problems and
generating profits," said Russ Hawkins, President & CEO, Agilence, Inc. "We are
very happy to add Sears Holdings Corporation to the Agilence community, and our
team is looking forward to a productive long term partnership."
is the industry leader in data analytics and reporting solutions for retail and
food & beverage organizations. Agilence develops 20/20 Data Analytics, a family
of highly flexible and powerful cloud-based reporting solutions. 20/20 provides
organizations with a complete view of their business, empowering them to quickly
identify and prevent loss, solve operational problems, and improve sales across
the enterprise. Agilence, Inc. is headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ. To learn
more about Agilence, please email
email@example.com or call 856-366-1200.
Sears Holding Corporations
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer
focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences
to serve our members - wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. Sears
Holdings is home to Shop Your Way, a social shopping platform offering members
rewards for shopping at Sears and Kmart, as well as with other retail partners
across categories important to them. The Company operates through its
subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with
full-line and specialty retail stores across the United States. For more
NRF Names Grocery Executive to Head Loss Prevention Council
May 4, 2016 - The National Retail
Federation today announced that Southeastern Grocers' Vice President of Asset
Protection Dan Faketty has been named chairman of the NRF Loss Prevention
Council. Faketty, who will serve a two-year term, succeeds Rosamaria Sostilio,
senior vice president for Hudson's Bay Company.
"Dan's active role with the council and his superior leadership skills make him
a natural choice as chairman," NRF Senior Vice President of Communities Vicki
Cantrell said. "His decades of industry experience and active involvement with NRF
and the LP Council will continue to bring first-class leadership to the council
and our industry."
The council is the premier retail industry association for senior loss
prevention executives and serves as the industry's primary voice on loss
prevention. The council provides unique networking opportunities and educational
programming, and collaborates with other NRF groups including the CIO Council
and Shop.org to develop comprehensive research and connect members with industry
"I am honored by the nomination to serve as chairman and take the responsibility
very seriously," Southeastern Grocers Vice President Asset Protection Dan Faketty said.
"Today's retail landscape presents many unique challenges and opportunities, but
our best opportunity remains unchanged - to do everything we can to better
protect our customers and the industry."
Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Southeastern Grocers is the parent company of the
Winn-Dixie, Haveys and BI-LO supermarket chains, with 60,000 associates and 750
stores in seven states. Faketty has been with the company since 2005 and has
worked in loss prevention in the retail industry since 1981. He has served in a
number of leadership roles on the LP Council since joining in 2006 and is
currently vice president.
The council is open to any NRF member retailer's loss prevention executive
holding the company's top LP position. Members of the council collaborate with
other NRF communities, government agencies and other commercial facilities to
develop comprehensive research and connect with industry peers.
NRF is the world's largest retail trade association, representing discount and
department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants,
grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United
States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation's largest private sector
employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs - 42 million working Americans.
Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the
nation's economy. NRF's This is Retail campaign highlights the industry's
opportunities for life-long careers, how retailers strengthen communities, and
the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation.