Finding Security

Protecting credit-card numbers from increasingly savvy hackers can be a daunting task, especially for single-store operators without the IT knowledge and personnel. But retailers, regardless of their resources, must still do what they can, considering how credit-card data theft was an $8 billion industry last year. Hackers are writing software specific to point-of-sale (POS) systems.…

Busch’s Closes In-Store Pharmacies

Citing complexities with prescription pharmacy and the changing healthcare industry, Busch’s Fresh Food Market is closing its pharmacies, according to reports. The retailer’s eight pharmacies are scheduled to close this week so that it can better focus on its food business. According to reports is working with local Rite-Aid and CVS pharmacies to transfer its…