“Everything changed after 9/11” was a frequently heard refrain—from the president and other politicians and in law enforcement and private security circles. The same may, in time, be said of the Paris attacks in November 2015. Targets included restaurants and bars and seemed to cement a disturbing trend: public spaces
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As the contract security guard industry has improved and become more professional, it has become tougher to assign all the blame to it when security partnerships go wrong.
As you read this you may be feeling pretty secure in your job, but beware—it might all change tomorrow. Retail mergers and acquisitions have been known to leave behind “a string of security executive bodies,” according to security job placement specialist Jerry Brennan.
The latest deals in the works? Walgreens is
What is the latest employee theft scam putting a dent in the profits of your retail organization? Think about any recent changes. Maybe you’ve implemented a new cash management protocol, or a new loyalty program, or a new tabletop payment system. Regardless of what your stores have recently done to
If not before, when the President of the United States lobbed Twitter attacks against Nordstrom for merchandising decisions related to his daughter’s fashion line, it became clear: it’s getting extremely difficult for retailers to avoid being swept into the polarized political climate.
L.L. Bean, for example, became subject of a boycott
There have been several lawsuits in the news recently focusing attention on long-simmering complaints about the treatment of minorities by large retailers. What can organizations do to avoid claims of racial profiling in retail stores?
To start, retailers should have clearly defined and articulated policies against racial profiling and demonstrate zero
Technology-Based Strategy Fuels Collaborative Program with Law Enforcement to Prosecute Retail Theft and Reduce Recidivism
How can retailers minimize their exposure to store theft from career criminals, both effectively partnering with law enforcement and prosecutors and ensuring convicted offenders do not return to steal again?
Loss prevention organizations have struggled for decades to protect retail locations from thieves who understand the difficulty of apprehension and prosecution
America may have had a brief Kumbaya moment when it elected its first black President, but that now seems in the distant past.
Today, troublesome signs of conflict and workplace harassment abound. Anti-immigration rhetoric is running strong; there has been a surge in bomb threats called into Jewish community centers, and
Just as online marketplaces made shoplifting worse by providing thieves with an easy avenue to sell their stolen goods, the dark web is raising risk by offering employees a venue for doing the dirty business of selling stolen information. According to a new report, the number of employees who did
Many retailers have policies for handling a security event, and employees who fail to follow such policies can—under the “employment at will” principle—be subject to punishment, including termination. That happened to a group of asset protection associates at a Utah Walmart, but they challenged their firings in a lawsuit, claiming