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

Supporting the Home Depot Supply Chain Network

Magazine Reviews

Supporting the Home Depot Supply Chain Network

The Home Depot supply chain network has undergone a transformation in recent years to incorporate strategic omni-channel elements and physical security controls. Mike Combs, director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot, has played a critical role in supporting the operation’s development and growth since he joined

A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

Data Protection

A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

In the digital technology era, information protection has become a top priority across all industries. The retail industry is no exception. The collection and use of data is now an integral part of day-to-day business practices and processes in the retail world – but what does data protection really entail?

Previewing the NRF PROTECT 2017 Conference

News Releases

Previewing the NRF PROTECT 2017 Conference

It’s time to pack your business cards and head to Washington, DC: the annual National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference will return from June 26—28 at the Gaylord National Harbor in the nation’s capital. The 2.5-day event will feature a robust schedule of educational sessions and networking opportunities

Cash Handling Best Practices for Retailers

Magazine Reviews

Cash Handling Best Practices for Retailers

According to recent research, the use of cash is declining in popularity among consumers. Retailers may have noticed fewer customers using cash in stores. But that doesn’t mean the challenges of protecting cash have gone away for loss prevention and asset protection professionals. Instead, cash management techniques are evolving alongside

New Technology in Retail Offers Many Possibilities

Magazine Reviews

New Technology in Retail Offers Many Possibilities

New technology in retail loss prevention emerges regularly. In this profession, it’s important to stay abreast of any new technologies that may show potential and could help reduce theft and fraud.

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Industry conferences and events are a great place to scope out the latest solutions. For example, Tom Meehan, CFI, witnessed

The Voluntary Confession Is Critical

Magazine Reviews

The Voluntary Confession Is Critical

Using threats or promises—whether implicitly or explicitly—in an investigative interview is a questionable practice. Not only does the use of threats or promises to a subject diminish an investigator’s professionalism, but an admission or confession obtained through one of these tactics may be considered untrustworthy or unreliable in criminal or

5 Omni-channel Retailing Examples in 2017

Retail Industry

5 Omni-channel Retailing Examples in 2017

As online-only retailers continue to see expanded success, traditional brick-and-mortar stores must turn to new strategies to keep up with customer demand. Today’s retail environment demands that the customer shopping journey be a seamless one as it transitions from a physical store to a smartphone app to an interactive catalog (or