ACUANT BLOG

Retail Clinics Appeal to Consumers

CVS recently announced that it’s planning on buying Target’s pharmacies and retail clinics for $1.9 billion. If CVS buys Target’s 1,660 pharmacies and 80 retail clinics, it will be the nation’s largest retail pharmacy chain. The deal was proposed after...

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Guests Prefer Hotels With More Technology

In response to what consumers want, hotels are increasing the amount of technology they use throughout their buildings and resorts. Most hotels offer free Wi-Fi, which is the number one amenity that guests want when they book a hotel room....

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Fake IDs Help Criminals Steal Rental Cars

According to statistics from the FBI, there were nearly 700,000 motor vehicle thefts around the nation in 2013. The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports that rental car thefts in particular have been on the rise for the past five years....

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Acuant Survey: Companies Look to the Cloud for Better Information Capture, Verification and Collaboration

55% of respondents now rely on card scanning for information capture vs.19% ‘paper based’ and 17% ‘customer entered’ Identity verification lags even as 84% consider it ‘critical’ or ‘very important’ in the card scanning process Los Angeles, CA, June 16,...

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Increase Airline Satisfaction With Shorter Lines

People are getting ready to go on vacation, but before they can relax, they have to complete the arduous task of getting through all of the lines at the airport. With long lines for check-ins, security, and boarding, passengers get...

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Medical Identity Theft Increases

People are warned to watch out for medical identity fraud after the recent data breaches at Anthem Insurance and Premera Blue Cross. Medical identity theft has increased by 21.7% in 2014, according to the 2014 Fifth Annual Study on Medical...

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Self-Service Kiosks On The Rise

The hospitality industry is heading towards using self-service technology to provide a better travelling experience for its customers. At the airport, passengers waste too much time waiting in long lines. The long security lines can’t be avoided, but passengers who...

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How Hotels Can Provide a Better Front Desk Experience

Hotels located in major cities have a tremendous amount of logistics to manage. This includes accommodating guests from different countries, which sometimes creates challenges at check-in. When checking in their international hotel guests, front desk employees may have trouble with...

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Better Way Of Doing Business

With various industries benefiting from a new world of possibility driven by the implementation of new technology, it is no wonder why many of our partners have purchased and or implemented different solutions we’ve developed to make their workflow more...

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Consumers Prefer Hotel Loyalty Rewards Programs

Consumers are now willing to give up more information about themselves through social media, mailing lists, and online communities, which should make it easier for marketers to find demographics to target. However, only 25% of American consumers say that brand...

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Mobile App Use For Healthcare On The Rise

Healthcare professionals are using the latest technologies, and adopting the clinical use of mobile apps. According to a study conducted by GreatCall, a mobile health technology company, there are over 97,000 mobile apps on the market related to health and...

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Credit Card Fraud Continues to Intensify

There were several high profile cases of identity theft just last month. In the beginning of April, federal agents busted a ring of 42 identity thieves in Miami. The thieves had collected $3.2 million in tax refunds and $656,000 in...

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