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Greg Buzek
Works at IHL Group
Attended The Ohio State University
Lives in Franklin, TN
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A few weeks ago my wife and I headed out for a date night to see the latest Mission Impossible movie (great movie BTW). So we had our popcorn bucket, planned to buy our drinks and such at the concession stand but stopped off at our local Walgreens to pick [...]
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Retailer's waste millions of $$ due to IT Project False Starts.  Avoid these by having a roadmap to your future of Unified Commerce.

http://www.ihlservices.com/news/analyst-corner/2015/07/roadmap-to-unified-commerce/
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EMV: Retail's $35 Billion "Money Pit" - New Research 
FRANK LIN, Tenn.-June 3, 2015- The date October 1, 2015 looms as a deadline for US retailers to conform to the new EMV card payment mandate being pushed by the credit card brands; if retailers are not compliant by that date, then liability for fraudulent card transactions shifts from the banks ...
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EMV Will Not Fix Credit Card Security
In IHL's latest research EMV: Retail's $35 Billion "Money Pit", one of the conclusions in the study is that the failure of the PCI process to stop data breaches has been primarily due to the heavy cost it takes for retailers to become PCI compliant.  As a result, what was meant [...]
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How retailers can improve customer experience.
A few weeks ago my wife and I headed out for a date night to see the latest Mission Impossible movie (great movie BTW). So we had our popcorn bucket, planned to buy our drinks and such at the concession stand but stopped off at our local Walgreens to pick [...]
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Up and comer in Retail Services... ow.ly/PIi0L #retail #ITServices. pic.twitter.com/dNnWwqm65J
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Terix Computer.....when you need to lower storage costs but want to keep things inhouse.
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"Dude, We Lost Australia!" Retail's $1.1 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem http://conta.cc/1MELbKd via #constantcontact
Retailers worldwide have the opportunity to increase revenues 7.5% without opening another store, expanding to another region, or taking on another store remodel. This is the amount that retailers lose worldwide in terms of revenue from Out-of-stocks and excess discounts from Overstocks, ...
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PCI has always been an event and not a process.  EMV is not the answer.
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Technology Analyst/Orphan Advocate
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  • IHL Group
    Technology Analyst/Orphan Advocate, present
  • Sensormatic Electronics
  • NCR Corporation
  • The Ohio State University
  • Sears, Roebuck & Company
  • Hardee's
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Greg Buzek is the Founder and President of IHL Group and one of the Founders of the Retail Orphan Initiative (www.retailROI.org), a charitable foundation that seeks to help the 400 million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world. Noted by RIS News as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Retail, he has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from The Ohio State University, and 20 years of experience in market analysis, business planning, product development, and consulting with Fortune 500 companies. He is frequently quoted in RIS News, Executive Technology, CIO Information Network, Information Week, Supermarket News, Retails Systems Reseller, Kiosk Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and the Washington Post and has been used as a retail technology analyst on NBC Nightly News, CBS News, and CNBC. In addition Greg has been a guest lecturer for the Wharton School of Business' Global Consulting Practicum and at Belmont University. Before starting IHL, Greg worked with NCR Corporation and Sensormatic Electronics as a marketing and development executive on hardware, software, and electronic security products for the Retail Industry.

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