Evan Schuman

Evan Schuman is the editor of CIOInsight.com's Retail industry center. He has covered retail technology issues since 1988 for Ziff-Davis, CMP Media, IDG, Penton, Lebhar-Friedman, VNU, BusinessWeek, Business 2.0 and United Press International, among others. He can be reached by e-mail at Evan.Schuman@ziffdavisenterprise.com.

Report: Major RFID Hurdles Ahead

A new report from industry analyst firm Aberdeen Group does not bring a lot of optimistic news for RFID proponents. The report predicts that companies will have trouble in areas...

Smart Wireless Checkout Running into Speed Bumps

A wireless item-level checkout device being trialed by regional grocery chain Stop & Shop is demonstrating the potential -- and simultaneously the difficulties -- of distributed checkout.The 389-store grocery...

FTC Wags Finger at Retail Site for Weak Data Security

The Federal Trade Commission on Jan. 17 cracked down-albeit mildly-on an e-tailer that the government alleged made security claims that were "deceptive and violated federal law."The company, a clothing...

PCI: The Panacea for Everything Other than Security

A Chicago man has an older car that he's not wildly in love with, but it's good transportation.He's not into the car's appearance, figuring that the paint job is...

PCI Compliance Among Retailers Growing

PCI compliance for the nation's largest retailers hit 77 percent for the end of last year, according to Visa.In addition, the credit card company said Jan. 22 that compliance...

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