Exploring career options and determining the best way to reach our goals is a journey that all of us have spent many sleepless nights pondering at different times in our lives and at different stages of our professional development. This is especially true in loss prevention jobs, which for most
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Articles by Jac Brittain, LPC
A question frequently asked by the typical retail customer—and even some loss prevention professionals just getting started in their careers—involves many of the smaller stores where they shop, and how shoplifting and other retail shrink concerns are managed in retail stores with no loss prevention team.
First and foremost, few retail
Welcome to Day 2 of LP Magazine’s coverage of the 2017 Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Asset Protection Conference from New Orleans, LA.
Following a morning welcome from Jess Dankert, senior director of retail operations for RILA, Day 2 of the conference kicked off with a general session featuring Rob
This week, the LP Magazine team is at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA, for the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Asset Protection Conference 2017. RILA welcomed the asset protection community to the Big Easy on Sunday evening with a reception, where many of the industry’s leaders gathered
LP Magazine’s top articles touch on some of the industry’s most controversial issues. This story examines one such disputed topic: the nature and necessity of excessive force when it comes to apprehending shoplifters.
As part of a 2015 civil lawsuit, an Omaha jury ordered a discount store to pay Richard “Dave”
The retail supply chain network is a critical component of the retail machine. While many may view the heart of retail as the interactions and events that happen within the store, this support system has always fueled the way. Through a complex web of processes and activity, a well-managed supply
A common type of fraud involves the use of credit cards as the form of tender to obtain goods or services and typically originates with the theft of the actual credit card or the account number. Credit card fraud detection is difficult. If a credit card or number is stolen, the
Omni-channel retailing is growing and evolving in every aspect of retail as consumers continue to look for fast, efficient, and convenient ways to buy their goods and services—and that trend is taking hold in the grocery industry as well. According to a recent report from Kantar Worldpanel, grocery e-commerce sales
Understanding the role that loss prevention certification plays in the evolution of the industry and the development of the loss prevention professional has been a topic of many discussions over the past several years, both in the corporate offices of retail giants across the globe and in the homes of
We all like to dream about our future, where we want to be and how we are going to get there, but when considering your voyage along the loss prevention career path, are you ready to take the next step?
Let’s take a moment to really think about how we might