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
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Articles by Jac Brittain, LPC
State retail associations offer a valuable resource for retailers across the nation and can prove to be an important advocate. With rosters that include all types of retailers and other retail partners, state retail associations are organized to improve and advance the retail industry through close cooperation and mutual assistance,
On November 11, American celebrate Veterans Day. The federal holiday honors the brave men and women of the armed forces who risk their lives to protect our freedom. They include members of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard, Air Force, and the Coast Guard.
There is often confusion between
The number of organized retail crime associations (ORCAs) has grown steadily in recent years, with a primary emphasis on assisting law enforcement, retail investigators, and prosecutors with the identification, investigation, and prosecution of those involved in organized retail crime.
In response to the scope and severity of organized retail crime concerns
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”
What is a loss prevention manager? What might appear to be a fairly simple question now requires a much more complicated answer in a new age of retail where roles and responsibilities are changing on a consistent basis.
To the average consumer, a loss prevention manager might be perceived as a
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
Supply chain loss prevention has evolved significantly across the retail industry in recent years, a message that echoed loud and clear across the halls at the 2017 International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) conference in Dallas, Texas last week. The advancements in retail technology and the ongoing growth of omni-channel
Hazards exist in every workplace, but how do you know which ones have the most potential to harm retail employees? By identifying the retail workplace hazards that are most likely to impact safety, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage, and
Active shooter incidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. In fact, FBI studies indicate that since the Columbine incident in 1999, active shooter incidents have steadily increased both in frequency and the number of victims involved.
These tragic events remind each of us of the unpredictable nature of troubled minds