The Loss Prevention Research Council conducts more than 100 in-person interviews with active shoplifters each year. Much of what they say pertains to whether they see/get/fear a particular theft deterrent. Other comments and musings reveal unexpected thought patterns and rationales put forth by people who steal. What follows are direct
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Articles by Mike Giblin, LPRC
Cops and robbers. Good guys and bad guys. The dichotomy in the loss prevention world seems simple enough: bad people doing illegal things and good people trying to stop them. While the complexities of what makes a person good or bad are too extensive to debate here, one commonly assumed
As we march closer to 2020, a few common themes have emerged among the research questions that the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) receives from its membership base. While much of our research seeks to provide insight on whether introducing a new loss prevention technology solution or policy to your
Some call it the initial sniff test. Others use a less-flattering term to describe it. It’s your initial gut reaction to a new, unresearched idea. Does your instinct say “yea” or “nay?” In many business contexts, million-dollar decisions – including loss prevention decisions – are made with no further deliberation.