About the Author

Kelsey Seidler

Kelsey Seidler

Kelsey Seidler is the Online Managing Editor at LPM Media Group/LP Magazine. In its 15th publishing year, LP Magazine is the leader in news and educational publication for the loss prevention professional.

Prior to her work with LPM, she served as a managing editor for two trade publications in the manufacturing industry. Responsibilities included content development and editorial planning, content optimization and search engine optimization, e-newsletter production, creation, layout, and design, social engagement and more. .

Kelsey is currently finalizing a master’s degree in technology and communication through the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism focusing on digital media technology, journalism, design and strategic communication. Kelsey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, where she graduated cum laude. While at Denison, Kelsey worked on a number of large-scale projects that advanced her interests in digital media and developed her skills with emerging technologies, including digital photography and podcasting.

Kelsey is based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, and belongs to several professional and community-focused organizations, including the American Society of Business Press Editors, Levo League of Charlotte, the Denison Club of Charlotte, and Hands On Charlotte. You may reach her at kelseys (at) lpportal (dot) com.

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Articles by Kelsey Seidler

How LP Pros Are Using Modern Loss Prevention Analytics

Magazine Reviews

How LP Pros Are Using Modern Loss Prevention Analytics

Retailers have generally accepted the necessity for data and analytics in their organizations. Using loss prevention analytics the right way can boost profits and reduce losses. However, the constant deluge of information sometimes makes it difficult to identify which loss prevention analytics are important and actionable and which can be

Prioritizing Asset Protection at Walmart

Magazine Reviews

Prioritizing Asset Protection at Walmart

As one of the largest multinational retail corporations in the United States, Walmart’s AP business needs and priorities can be complex and numerous. But Mike Lamb, LPC, vice president of asset protection and safety at Walmart US, knows that the best approach to managing asset protection at Walmart had to

An Inside Look at Sears Asset Protection

Magazine Reviews

An Inside Look at Sears Asset Protection

Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, currently serves as the chief security officer for Sears Holdings, where he manages asset and profit protection, safety, business continuity, and crisis response. He is active in the industry as part of the Loss Prevention Foundation, LP Magazine’s editorial board, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association

Loss Prevention Duties Include Collaboration with IT

Magazine Reviews

Loss Prevention Duties Include Collaboration with IT

The loss prevention department and the information technology department used to handle separate functions of the retail environment. Increasingly, however, loss prevention duties require a strong relationship with (and even a dependence on) the technology department. As retail security solutions evolve to become more sophisticated, LP and AP must find

The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights

Retail Fraud

The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights

Despite the introduction of more secure chip technology (also known as Europay, Mastercard, and Visa, or EMV technology), credit card fraud remains a concern for retailers and consumers everywhere. The latest data reveal that criminals aren’t giving up on card theft; they are just changing their tactics. This article provides

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Professional Development

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Loss prevention—also known as asset protection—is an ever-broadening, ever-growing field that has a lot to offer an entry-level job seeker. According to the Loss Prevention Foundation, the industry’s “wide spectrum of career options and tremendous potential for professional growth” make the job a rare find in today’s labor market. And

Social Media Monitoring Explained

Magazine Reviews

Social Media Monitoring Explained

Blogs, message boards, and social networks like Facebook and Twitter are popular because of their wide reach and ease of use. Just about anyone, regardless of age, location, or expertise, can share news and information on social media.

Social media monitoring (also known as social media listening) is the act of

Catching Shoplifters: What’s Your Store Policy?

Magazine Reviews

Catching Shoplifters: What’s Your Store Policy?

Although anecdotal evidence among retailers seemed to indicate that shoplifting incidents have been increasing significantly in recent years, hard data was needed. What’s the real rate of shoplifting and external theft these days? How are retailers catching shoplifters and/or using policies to manage these incidents? A trio of industry pros