As technology draws us deeper into a new age of business enterprise, we are continuously bombarded with challenges and opportunities involving those with malicious intentions. Data security attacks come at us from every direction as the ingenuity of criminal minds seek new and creative ways to infiltrate our information resources
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Articles by Jac Brittain, LPC
Building a successful loss prevention career requires dedication, hard work, and long hours honing our skills and abilities as we strive to become among the best at what we do. We spend our careers building upon our talents through both performance and professional development. We learn and grow from those
Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is a fundamental but critical concept within the loss prevention profession as well as throughout the retail industry. Ultimately, retail shrink directly results in lost profits, and can have a dramatic impact on the success of the retail enterprise.
The term “retail shrink” or
As we travel down our loss prevention career path, we learn that the road to professional success requires a wide spectrum of skills and experience far beyond those that we carried when we first entered the field. But in order to secure the best loss prevention jobs to fit our
A credit card skimmer is a device by which thieves and fraudsters steal credit card information. Often, these events will occur in the retail setting, but there are other ways by which the devices can be used to steal information from card owners for criminal purposes. Unfortunately, all it requires
Countless elements go into building a successful loss prevention career. Each of us evolves through a series of self-discoveries as the many features that make up who we are unfold through clear foresight and occasionally blind ambition as we forge the pieces into the image of leadership and experience that we
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
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