The Association for Financial Professionals and Dunbar Armored: A Shared Heritage of Professional Cash Management

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  The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is the professional society that represents finance executives globally. AFP established and administers the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credentials, which set standards of excellence in finance. The quarterly AFP Corporate Cash Indicators serve as a bellwether of economic growth. The AFP shapes the finance […]

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Dunbar Armored Cash Manager Safes: Brains, Brawn and Better Business Management

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Retail crime has led the news in 2014. Identity theft, skimming, data breaches, and credit card fraud are in the common lexicon. In blog posts published this year we covered a range of topics: The need to fight retail loss on multiple fronts; preventing internal loss resulting from employee theft, fraud and mistakes; and the […]

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Despite Changing Technology, ATMs are Not Cashing Out

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The announcement last week that the iPhone 6 will include a new service called Apple Pay has caused a lot of buzz – what Apple product launch doesn’t? – and almost as much confusion. In case you missed it, Apple Pay is a new method of mobile payments that uses Near Field Communication (NFC), enabling […]

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Dunbar Remembers 9/11

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On this day – September 11, 2014 – a horrific and life-changing series of events that transpired 13 years ago will be remembered in ceremonies big and small across this nation.  People will gather in town squares, houses of worship, the Pentagon, the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, the South Lawn of the White […]

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Back-to-School Means Reward and Risk to Retailers

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When it comes to retail sales, back-to-school season may not be head of the class, but it does make Honor Roll. According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2014 Back-to-School Survey, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 this back-to-school shopping season, up 5 percent from 2013. NRF’s 2014 Back-to-College Survey […]

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Employee Theft Takes a Bigger Bite Out of the Restaurant Profit

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Last month on this blog we addressed Organized Retail Crime and referenced staggering data from the National Retail Federation’s 10th Annual Organized Retail Crime Survey published in May 2014. This month we turn our attention from external theft to preventing internal loss caused by individuals from within the business including employees, contractors and service providers […]

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Dunbar Armored Rallies Around Our Troops

Many companies in the US have rallied around our troops. And rightly so. Whether deployed in a combat zone forward operating base or military logistics installation across the country or halfway across the globe, all of our men and women in uniform have made personal sacrifices. Re-entry into civilian life can be difficult. The absence […]

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New Report Underscores Need to Fight Retail Loss on Multiple Fronts

The National Retail Federation (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. The NRF’s mission statement is to “advance the interests of the retail industry through […]

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Bring On The Bling In Las Vegas

Ever-dazzling Las Vegas is about to get glitzier and more glamorous with the arrival of JCK Las Vegas 2014 on May 30. JCK Las Vegas is the leading jewelry event in North America. Retailers, buyers, and designers from around the globe meet at JCK Las Vegas to showcase, buy and sell a fortune in gems, […]

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Concerned About Heartbleed? We Can Help

Business leaders fear the Heartbleed bug for good reason — the threat allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of OpenSSL, the widely used cryptographic library. This compromises the secret keys used to encrypt traffic, names and passwords of users and content. Attackers can eavesdrop on communications, […]

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