Appriss Inc. acquires The Retail Equation, Inc.

The Retail Equation, Inc. provides retail real-time transaction optimization solutions for retailers. The company enables retailers to optimize transactions at the point-of-return and point-of-sale. It offers Verify-2, a real-time consumer-based return authorization system that distinguishes and deters fraudulent and abusive return behavior in-store, online, and in the call centers; and Change for Charity, an electronic means for a shopper to donate spare change from hisher cash-based sale, return, or exchange transaction.